BOTANICAL NAME:Helianthus annuus
DESCRIPTION : Tall, single, large flowered for early planting with giant heads full of large seeds. The classic single-stemmed big yellow sunflower.
GROW BIOINTENSIVEŽ CULTURAL INFORMATION: Annual/Height 6'/Spacing 24"
WHEN TO PLANT: spring
GERMINATION DAYS: 7-14
PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4"
SEEDS PER PACKET: 50
SOURCE CODE: O
DAYS TO MATURITY: 120
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS :Start is flats & transplant into any good, non-acid, well-drained garden soil, or direct-sow after frost. Likes a rich, loose, non-acid soil; be sure to dig in compost and lime if needed. Space 24" apart if growing for seed, or 9" apart when gorwing for compost. Mulch helps to conserve moisture and keep soil loose. As heads mature, stalks may need staking to protect from wind.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : Bee Friendly, Easy to grow, tolerates hot weather, stores well