Flowers Sunflowers Tall, Single Stem Sunflowers Vincent®s Choice

Vincent®s Choice

(F1) Sunflower Seed

Product ID: 1939

Refined appearance.

Round, overlapping petals form sturdy flower heads that hold up well during transport. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Day-length neutral variety, allowing for the season to extend into early spring and late fall. Pollenless. Single stem. Ht. 48-60". Avg. 620 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.
Johnny's Recommended Substitute
Orange petals and a dark disc.
Orange petals and a dark disc.
50 - 60 Days

Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 7-14 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C).

SOWING: Direct seed (recommended): After the last frost, sow in groups of 2-3 seeds, 1/2" deep. Thin to one plant when true leaves appear.
Transplant: Sow in final container 3-4 weeks prior to planting out. Sunflowers dislike root disturbance and do not transplant well Transplants should be held indoors for no more than 4 weeks prior to planting out. Provide sun and good air movement.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Light, well-drained soil. Excessive nitrogen may cause plants to grow too vigorously with abnormal flower shapes.

PLANT SPACING: 4-24". Single-stem varieties space 4-6" apart. Branching varieties space 18-24" apart.

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Flowers can be harvested tight when color first begins to show, or when the flowers are just beginning to open, depending on your market.
Dried: Flowers are completely open. Hang or use silica gel.

USES: Excellent cut flower or for gardens.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Helianthus annuus
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
50 - 60 Days
Life Cycle
Plants can be Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grow year after year), Tender Perennials (grow year after year in warmer climates; and in some cases when given special protection in colder climates), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits.<br>Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Hybrid (F1)
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Variety good for fresh cut-flower displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets