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Red Sun seeds grow one of summer's rarest and most unique blooms, stunning 60 – 72” tall branching sunflowers with eye-catching 5 – 6” heads of smokey burgundy, bronze, and copper. Red Sun sunflowers are grown for their rich, warm petals and chocolate-seeded centers that promise to keep the birds fed and coming back all season long. Red Sun seeds mature in as early as 90 days and make a quick and fun grow for novice gardeners to try out in the back of a garden. Red Sun sunflowers are hardy, easy to grow from seed, and thrive in many hot and drought-prone gardens across North America.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Red Sun Sunflower Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTaxonomy:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Helianthus annuus \u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSeed Type:\u003c\/strong\u003e Annual\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSow Indoors or Outdoors:\u003c\/strong\u003e Red Sun sunflower seeds are recommended solely for outdoor growth because of their 60+” height. Plants grow so vigorously that there is little reason to start seed indoors. Sow directly after final frost in a sunny spot at the north end of the garden and sheltered from strong winds. Young plants may need early staking.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 90 - 110 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 2 – 10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plant 2 – 3 seeds ½\" deep\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 18 – 24\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 60 – 72” tall branching upright with a 12 – 24” spread and 5 – 6” head\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Average, loamy, well-drained\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/Pests\/Troubleshooting:\u003c\/strong\u003e Plants are heat and drought tolerant, but susceptible to mold, downy mildew, and powdery mildew in poorly-drained soil. Plant Red Sun sunflower seeds at the north end of a garden because it will not take long to overshadow an entire garden. Monitor regularly for foliage-eating caterpillars and beetles, but Red Sun sunflowers have no serious pests or diseases.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Smokey burgundy, bronze, and copper petals and a dark chocolate-seeded center\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRed Sun sunflower seeds are recommended solely for outdoor growth because of their 60+” height. Plants grow so vigorously that there is little reason to start seed indoors. Sow directly after final frost in a sunny spot at the north end of the garden and sheltered from strong winds. Plant 2 – 3 Red Sun sunflower seeds ½” deep and 18 – 24” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil with full sun. Young plants may need staking. Red Sun sunflowers are heat and drought tolerant, but susceptible to mold, downy mildew, and powdery mildew in poorly-drained soil. Plant Red Sun sunflower seeds at the north end of a garden because it will not take long to overshadow an entire garden. Monitor regularly for foliage-eating caterpillars and beetles, but Red Sun sunflowers have no serious pests or diseases. Red Sun sunflower seeds mature in 90 - 110 days as 60 – 72” tall branching uprights with a 12 – 24” spread and 5 – 6” head of smokey burgundy, bronze, and copper petals and a dark chocolate-seeded center.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA common misconception about flowering \u003cem\u003eHelianthus annuus\u003c\/em\u003e heads is that they track the sun across the sky. Immature sunflower buds will exhibit this tendency, while mature heads are fixed throughout the day, generally facing an eastern direction. The leaves and foliage, however, will lean towards the sun for full light advantage.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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90 - 110 days. Red Sun seeds grow one of summer's rarest and most unique blooms, stunning 60 – 72” tall branching sunflowers with eye-catching 5 – 6” heads of smokey burgundy, bronze, and copper. Red Sun sunflowers are grown for their rich, warm petals and chocolate-seeded centers that promise to keep the birds fed and coming back all season long. Red Sun seeds mature in as early as 90 days and make a quick and fun grow for novice gardeners to try out in the back of a garden. Red Sun sunflowers are hardy, easy to grow from seed, and thrive in many hot and drought-prone gardens across North America.

Growing Red Sun Sunflower Garden Seeds

  • Taxonomy: Helianthus annuus
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Red Sun sunflower seeds are recommended solely for outdoor growth because of their 60+” height. Plants grow so vigorously that there is little reason to start seed indoors. Sow directly after final frost in a sunny spot at the north end of the garden and sheltered from strong winds. Young plants may need early staking.
  • Days to Maturity: 90 - 110 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 – 10
  • Planting Depth: Plant 2 – 3 seeds ½" deep
  • Plant Spacing: 18 – 24"
  • Growth Habit: 60 – 72” tall branching upright with a 12 – 24” spread and 5 – 6” head
  • Soil Preference: Average, loamy, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Plants are heat and drought tolerant, but susceptible to mold, downy mildew, and powdery mildew in poorly-drained soil. Plant Red Sun sunflower seeds at the north end of a garden because it will not take long to overshadow an entire garden. Monitor regularly for foliage-eating caterpillars and beetles, but Red Sun sunflowers have no serious pests or diseases.
  • Color: Smokey burgundy, bronze, and copper petals and a dark chocolate-seeded center

Red Sun sunflower seeds are recommended solely for outdoor growth because of their 60+” height. Plants grow so vigorously that there is little reason to start seed indoors. Sow directly after final frost in a sunny spot at the north end of the garden and sheltered from strong winds. Plant 2 – 3 Red Sun sunflower seeds ½” deep and 18 – 24” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil with full sun. Young plants may need staking. Red Sun sunflowers are heat and drought tolerant, but susceptible to mold, downy mildew, and powdery mildew in poorly-drained soil. Plant Red Sun sunflower seeds at the north end of a garden because it will not take long to overshadow an entire garden. Monitor regularly for foliage-eating caterpillars and beetles, but Red Sun sunflowers have no serious pests or diseases. Red Sun sunflower seeds mature in 90 - 110 days as 60 – 72” tall branching uprights with a 12 – 24” spread and 5 – 6” head of smokey burgundy, bronze, and copper petals and a dark chocolate-seeded center.

A common misconception about flowering Helianthus annuus heads is that they track the sun across the sky. Immature sunflower buds will exhibit this tendency, while mature heads are fixed throughout the day, generally facing an eastern direction. The leaves and foliage, however, will lean towards the sun for full light advantage.

 
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