Sunflower Giant Russian

Overview

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

A majestic plant with enormous golden yellow flower heads. Great fun to grow with impressively quick results - ideal for children. A hardy annual, flowering the same year. Requires a sunny position.

We hope you enjoy these Sunflower seeds, just another great example of flower seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Plant Height: 1.8-3m

How To Grow

Sow two seeds together 5mm (quarter-inch) deep at intervals of about 30cm (1ft), direct where they are to flower. Keep moist until well established and thin out to one plant per position. Tall plants should be staked, particularly as the main flower develops.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Feb, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Feb, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Weight/Seed

50 seeds

Flowering

12 weeks