Skyscraper Sunflower Seeds
Sunflower Flowers (Skyscraper) FL140-10

Skyscraper Sunflower Seeds

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SKU FL140-50
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
Planting Instructions
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70 days. Helianthus annuus. Annual. Open Pollinated. Skyscraper Sunflower. This very tall plant produces heavy yields of sunflower seeds. It can grow up to 12 ft tall. The yellow flowers are humongous. When the backs turn yellow, cut the flower, and let it dry upside down. The seeds are edible and great for roasting. At the end of the season, watch for goldfinches, who love the seed! This plant attracts bees, butterflies, and birds. Perfect for planting along a row of fences or alongside a house or barn. Impress your neighbors by growing a giant Sunflower! Easy for kids to grow. Great for school projects. Does well in poor soil. Heat Tolerant. Drought Tolerant. A heirloom variety from the USA.

Lot No: 196969-OG

Germination: 91%

Test Date: 01/24

Seeds Per Pound: 4,500

Plant Height: 12 ft tall

Bloom Season: Summer/Fall

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow. Thin plants to 18" apart in rows.

Annuals Flowers

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1/4 to 1/2"70 F to 85 F 7 to 14 daysPartial Shade/Full Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A 1"12 - 36" 6 to 24"45 - 100 days
Flower Seed (Annuals) Planting Information:

Annual flowers do best when planted indoors and transplanted outdoors when danger of frost has past. Plant your seeds indoors, 5 to 7 weeks before setting outside. For tiny seeds, do not cover with seed starting mix. Just sprinkle the seeds on top. Transplant them outside in garden when seedlings are established. Plants can grow 1 - 3 ft tall.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water well during dry and hot spells.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro periodically.

Harvest Tips:

Snip the stems with garden scissors when flowers are in full color.

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