Short-growing, bright yellow sunflowers, only reaching a height of 60cm, which makes it ideal for growing in the garden or in containers. The stems are sturdy enough to support the big, golden yellow blooms, measuring about 25 cm in diameter– perfect for cut flower arrangements.Kids will love growing these giant flowers that are just the right height and easy growing. 'Sunspot' makes large dramatic cut flowers, container plantings or a short annual hedge. Sunflowers are edible, with a bittersweet flavor. The petals add a pretty pop of color ion salads and desserts. The young, sunflower buds are edible, with a flavor similar to artichoke hearts. They can be grilled, marinated, or sauteed for an unusual appetizer or side dish. Attracts pollinators and birds enjoy the seed heads in autumn and winter. Kids can dry the seeds for their own homegrown tasty snack. Matures in 60-70 days.
Growing: Year round in tropical climate; in temperate climates sow directly inside the ground after the danger of last frost is gone or indoors in pots.
Soil: lose, fertile, well-draining soil.
Depth: 5cm deep and 30cm apart (if sowing more seeds). If planting in pots, choose a spacious pot, as they establish long taproots that can be stunted in small pots.
Light: full sun, receiving 6-8h a day.
Moisture: regular to keep the soil moist but not wet. Best when soil starts to get dry to the touch.
Fertilizing: we highly recommend using TSM Organic Growth Activator to speed up the germination of the seeds, support healthy, robust growth and promote deep, abundant flowering.
All our seeds are strictly Non-GMO, Untreated, Free of any possible harmful chemical compounds. All come from trusted and carefully selected small, non-commercial farmers worldwide that provide fresh, safe supply.*