Sunflower Extravanganza - Non GMO Organic Mix of Colourful Edible Sunflowers Flower

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Sunflower Extravanganza - Non GMO Organic Mix of Colourful Edible Sunflowers Flower

Best Mix Ever! 

Enjoy a Mid-Summer into Late Fall eye popping display of textures and colours, with varying heights for added visual interest! This is a fantastic mix that produces oodles of sunflower seeds that you can share, eat or simply collect and regrow!

Our Sunflower Extravaganza Mix includes: 

  • Teddy Bear
  • Titan
  • Mammoth
  • White Italian
  • Chocolate Cherry
  • Red Wave
  • Tithonia - Mexican Torchflower
  • Gypsy Charmer
  • Hopi Black Dye
  • Giant Mongolian

Perfect for sunny areas, borders and for mixing with other wildflowers that will help nourish our feathered friends!

  • Full sun, requiring at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight each day.
  • While soaking sunflower mix seeds before planting isn't strictly necessary, it can enhance germination rates. Soaking seeds for 4-12 hours in water can soften the seed coat, making it easier for the emerging sprout to break through. This process can potentially speed up germination and promote uniform growth.
  • If you choose to soak sunflower mix seeds: Use room temperature water: Avoid hot or cold water; lukewarm water is suitable.
  • Limit soaking time: 4-12 hours is generally sufficient; excessively long soaking may lead to waterlogged seeds.
  • After soaking, plant the sunflower mix seeds in well-draining soil at the recommended depth. Keep the soil consistently moist until seedlings emerge. Monitoring environmental conditions, such as temperature and moisture, is crucial for successful germination.
  • Well-drained soil: These sunflowers, part of the sunflower mix, prefer well-draining soil. Amending the soil with organic matter can enhance its quality.
  • Spring: Part of the sunflower mix, seeds in the spring after the last frost has passed and the soil has warmed.
  • Start with seeds: directly in the garden bed. Space the seeds about 6 inches apart, burying them at a depth of approximately 1 inch.
  • Moderate watering: Keep the soil consistently moist during the germination and early growth stages for the sunflower mix. Once established, sunflowers are relatively drought-tolerant and may require less frequent watering.
  • Minimal fertilization: Sunflowers in the mix don't demand heavy fertilization. A balanced, general-purpose fertilizer applied in the spring can provide sufficient nutrients.
  • Generally pest-resistant: Sunflowers are not highly susceptible to pests. However, be on the lookout for common garden pests like aphids. Additionally, good air circulation can help prevent issues like powdery mildew.
  • Limited pruning: Sunflowers in the mix typically don't require pruning. Allow the plants to develop their characteristic towering stalks.

Seed count: 3 grams