Kings Seeds Sunflower Giant Single

£1.60

5 in stock

SKU: 30039 Category:

Description

The variety children love to grow. Tall strong stems topped with bright yellow flowers that follow the sun during the day. This sunflower really does grow into a giant.

Height 200cm plus.


WHEN TO SOW


April to May


WHERE TO SOW


Sow seed thinly, 12mm (1/2″) deep in drills 45cm (18″) apart in well cultivated soil raked to a fine tilth. Germination usually takes 15-21 days.


WHAT TO DO NEXT


When large enough to handle, thin to 45cm (18″) apart.


FOR EARLIER SOWINGS


Sow indoors individually in 7.5cm (3″) pots at 20-25°C (68-77°F). When well grown, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after risk of frost in a well-drained soil in full sun.


MATURITY


July to September


HANDY TIP


Plants may need staking in exposed areas. When flowers have faded, hang flower heads by strings to feed the birds.