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Easy Choice

Easy Choice

Variety is easy-to-grow.

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.

Autumn Beauty
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Autumn BeautySunflower Seed

1305

Product ID: 1305

Reminiscent of fall leaves.

Bold, beautiful flowers up to 8" across. Bright yellow, bronze, and purple shades with some bicolors. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Multibranching; produces many long stems.

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

Ht. 60". Avg. 1,300 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1305Packet  $3.65 
1305500 Seeds  $4.45 
13051,000 Seeds  $6.45 
13055,000 Seeds  $28.00 

Quick Facts

Days to Maturity or Bloom:   90-110

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Easy Choice   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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