Sunflower - Sunflower Titan (Helianthus annuus 'Titan') Giant Organic - Non GMO Flower

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Sunflower - Sunflower Titan Giant (Helianthus annuus 'Titan') Organic - Non GMO Flower

Sunflower Titan, scientifically known as Helianthus annuus 'Titan,' is a magnificent and colossal variety of sunflower that will awe any garden enthusiast with its towering presence. These giants are a true testament to the beauty of nature. With their striking yellow petals and dark brown centers, Sunflower Titans are not only visually stunning but also easy to grow.

Enjoy the breathtaking sight of these giants as they follow the sun across the sky, bringing warmth and cheer to your outdoor space.

Growing Instructions:

  • Full sun
  • While soaking sunflower 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 seeds:
    1. **Use room temperature water:** Avoid hot or cold water; lukewarm water is suitable.
    2. **Limit soaking time:** 4-12 hours is generally sufficient; excessively long soaking may lead to waterlogged seeds.

    After soaking, plant the 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.

  • 1. **Select the Right Location:** Choose a sunny spot in your garden with well-drained soil. Sunflowers thrive in full sun, so make sure they receive at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  • 2. **Prepare the Soil:** Ensure the soil is fertile and enriched with organic matter. Loosen the soil to a depth of about 2 feet to allow for proper root development.
  • 3. **Planting:** Plant the Sunflower Titan seeds in early spring when the soil has warmed up. Sow the seeds 1 to 2 inches deep, spacing them at least 6-12 inches apart. You can plant the seeds in rows or clusters, depending on your preferred garden design.
  • 4. **Watering:** Keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the germination phase. Once the plants are established, they are somewhat drought-tolerant, but they will benefit from regular watering.
  • 5. **Support:** As Sunflower Titans grow, they can become top-heavy. Consider providing support for the stems, such as staking or tying them to prevent them from toppling over in strong winds.
  • 6. **Fertilization:** Fertilize the plants with a balanced, all-purpose fertilizer as they grow, following the package instructions.
  • 7. **Watch for Pests:** Keep an eye out for common garden pests like aphids and snails, and take appropriate measures to protect your Sunflower Titans.
  • 8. **Harvesting:** Sunflower Titans typically reach their peak height of 10 to 15 feet and produce enormous flower heads. In the late summer or early fall, you can harvest the seeds for snacking or saving for the next planting season.
  • Seed count: 15