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Sunflower: Sunrich Orange 500 seeds

$24.95

Nonbranching, pollenless sunflowers. Golden yellow rays, black disk.

Sunrich Orange is a premium sunflower, tall straight stems the crop height is approximately 90 to 150cm tall.
The long-lasting blooms are orange with large dark centres and grow to around 13 to 15cm (6 to 7cm) in diameter.
It is a non-branching variety of sunflower, producing just one bloom per stem and produces very showy bold flowers with necks that are less likely to bend. The flowers are pollenless. Ideal for cut flower production. 4-6" blooms. Ready 10-14 days before the Sun series. Also known as common sunflower and annual sunflower. Ht. 48-60". Avg. 640 seeds/oz.

Helianthus (No Pollen Type)
Annual

GREENHOUSE: Sow in 3in./8 cm peat pots, 1/2 in/13 mm deep, using a light porous media. Cover seed lightly with soil and keep moist but never saturated. Germinate at 70°F/21°C soil temperature for 7 days around April 1st. Plants can be set out in garden in approximately 8 weeks. No pollen types are day neutral and can be grown in the greenhouse during short day - winter months or outdoors during the summer under longer day lengths in about 65 days.

DIRECT SOWING: Sow outdoors after danger of frost has past and soil temperatures are about 65 - 70°F/18 - 21°C. Plant seed in groups or hills at 3 seeds each, 1/4 in./6 mm deep, 12 - 16 in./31 - 41 cm apart. Thin to the strongest seedling. No pollen types thrive in hot sunny locations. They make no pollen that produce seeds, which attract birds and increase the weight of the flower head at harvest time. Makes an excellent cut flower. To improve the performance in a vase, add a small amount of sugar to water.

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  • Model: sunricho
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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 18 March, 2016.

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