Sunflower Giant King Kong

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

15 seeds
Availability: Unavailable online
NZD 4.85

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

Very strong, thick stems. Majestic plant growing to 5m. Feed and water generously to maximise the height. Watch out for overhead power lines!

  • Tallest of them all – up to 5m
  • Very large main flower up to 40cm across
  • Great for growing competitions

Plant Height: 5m

Product Specifications
How To Grow

Sow Spring to early Summer, 10mm (½”) deep and about 50cm (20”) apart, direct where they are to flower. Keep well watered and mulched in hot and dry weather. Choose a site that is protected from wind and receives lots of sunlight. Staking recommended at early stage of growth.

When To Plant

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

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

Flowering 12 weeks
When to Sow/Plant Spring, Summer
Soil Type well drained
Important Note These seeds may be treated with a fungicide (Thiram or Apron XL), do not eat the seeds or feed them to animals. Fungicide treatment is an AQIS requirement for certain varieties of seeds. It does not affect your crops or harm insects such as bees. If your packet has been treated it will be well marked with a warning and the seeds will be dyed a distinct colour.

Our Seed Guarantee

If you are not completely satisfied with these seeds Mr. Fothergill's will gladly replace them for free. Performance subject to growing conditions.

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