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Edible Flowers

Edible Flowers

Variety's Flowers may be consumed.

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Use for cut flowers and bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

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HolidaySunflower Seed

1303

Product ID: 1303

Classic sunflower appeal.

Traditional, golden-yellow rays with dark brown disks. Bears armfuls of 3-5" blooms. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Multi-branching.

•Edible Flowers: Flower buds can be fried and the petals used as a garnish in salads and desserts; the flavor is bittersweet.

Ht. 60-84". Avg. 1,050 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1303Packet  $3.95 
1303100 Seeds  $8.15 
1303250 Seeds  $14.95 
1303500 Seeds  $27.85 
Backordered until 10/28/15
13031,000 Seeds  $52.40 
Backordered until 10/28/15
13035,000 Seeds  $242.90 
Backordered until 10/28/15

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-110

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Edible Flowers   Use for cut flowers and bouquets  

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Growing Information

Sunflowers, Tall

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 HEIGHT: Varies.

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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