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Sunspot sunflower seeds grow the ideal compact alternative to summer's tallest and most magnificent blooms. Sunspot sunflower seeds grow a convenient 30 – 36” tall semi-dwarf but still boasts the same lustrous 10” wide golden-yellow heads as 100” tall varieties! Sunspot sunflowers are vigorous garden performers, easy to grow from seed, and tolerant to drought and poor soils. Sunflower Sunspot seeds mature as early as 65 – 80 days and make a quick and fun grow for novice gardeners to try out it a flower bed, walkway, fencing, or indoor planter.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Sunspot Sunflower Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cbr\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 Sunflowers are generally easy to grow from seed and strong garden performers when sown directly after the frost. But for early blooms, sow Sunspot seeds 3 – 4 weeks indoors prior to final frost with germination occurring in 10 – 15 days. Harden off plants before transplanting outside to a warm, sunny spot sheltered from strong winds once all frost has passed. Sunspot sunflowers may need staking if plants are grown isolated and away from the support of a garden. This dwarfed variety is great for indoor growth too.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 65 – 80 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 8\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e 30 – 36” tall semi-dwarfed upright with 8 – 10” spread and one bright 10” 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 Avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize wetting foliage. Sunspot sunflowers are tolerant of drought and poor soils. Monitor regularly for caterpillars and beetles feeding on the foliage, but there are no serious pests or diseases.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Bright golden-yellow petals with countless dozens of fiery sunburst-orange seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSunspot sunflowers are generally easy to grow from seed and strong garden performers when sown directly after the frost. But for early blooms, sow Sunspot seeds 3 – 4 weeks indoors prior to final frost with germination occurring in 10 – 15 days. Harden off plants before transplanting outside to a warm, sunny spot sheltered from strong winds once all frost has passed. Sunspot sunflowers may need staking if plants are grown isolated and away from the support of a garden. This dwarfed variety of Sunspot sunflower is great for indoor growth too. Plant 2 – 3 Sunspot seeds ¼” deep and 8” apart in average, moist, and well-drained soil in full sun. Avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize wetting foliage, which may cause mold and mildew. Sunspot sunflowers are tolerant of drought and poor soils. Monitor regularly for caterpillars and beetles feeding on the foliage, but Sunspot sunflowers generally have no serious pests or diseases. Adjust staking and wind protection as plants mature. Sunspot sunflower seeds mature in as quickly as 65 – 80 days as 30 – 36” tall semi-dwarf uprights with an 8 – 10” spread and one enormous 10” head of bright golden-yellow petals with countless dozens of fiery sunburst-orange seeds.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cem\u003eHelianthus annuus\u003c\/em\u003e is an ideal variety for bird enthusiasts because the seeds grown by sunflowers are a year-round favorite for fowl. Once summer has passed, harvest the seeds from the heads and save them as a coveted wintertime bird seed.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Sunflower Seeds - Sunspot

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65 – 80 days. Sunspot sunflower seeds grow the ideal compact alternative to summer's tallest and most magnificent blooms. Sunspot sunflower seeds grow a convenient 30 – 36” tall semi-dwarf but still boasts the same lustrous 10” wide golden-yellow heads as 100” tall varieties! Sunspot sunflowers are vigorous garden performers, easy to grow from seed, and tolerant to drought and poor soils. Sunflower Sunspot seeds mature as early as 65 – 80 days and make a quick and fun grow for novice gardeners to try out it a flower bed, walkway, fencing, or indoor planter.

Growing Sunspot Sunflower Garden Seeds


  • Taxonomy: Helianthus annuus
  • Seed Type: Annual
  • Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Sunflowers are generally easy to grow from seed and strong garden performers when sown directly after the frost. But for early blooms, sow Sunspot seeds 3 – 4 weeks indoors prior to final frost with germination occurring in 10 – 15 days. Harden off plants before transplanting outside to a warm, sunny spot sheltered from strong winds once all frost has passed. Sunspot sunflowers may need staking if plants are grown isolated and away from the support of a garden. This dwarfed variety is great for indoor growth too.
  • Days to Maturity: 65 – 80 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 2 – 10
  • Planting Depth: Plant 2 – 3 seeds ½" deep
  • Plant Spacing: 8"
  • Growth Habit: 30 – 36” tall semi-dwarfed upright with 8 – 10” spread and one bright 10” head
  • Soil Preference: Average, loamy, well-drained
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize wetting foliage. Sunspot sunflowers are tolerant of drought and poor soils. Monitor regularly for caterpillars and beetles feeding on the foliage, but there are no serious pests or diseases.
  • Color: Bright golden-yellow petals with countless dozens of fiery sunburst-orange seeds

Sunspot sunflowers are generally easy to grow from seed and strong garden performers when sown directly after the frost. But for early blooms, sow Sunspot seeds 3 – 4 weeks indoors prior to final frost with germination occurring in 10 – 15 days. Harden off plants before transplanting outside to a warm, sunny spot sheltered from strong winds once all frost has passed. Sunspot sunflowers may need staking if plants are grown isolated and away from the support of a garden. This dwarfed variety of Sunspot sunflower is great for indoor growth too. Plant 2 – 3 Sunspot seeds ¼” deep and 8” apart in average, moist, and well-drained soil in full sun. Avoid overhead watering by watering soil directly to minimize wetting foliage, which may cause mold and mildew. Sunspot sunflowers are tolerant of drought and poor soils. Monitor regularly for caterpillars and beetles feeding on the foliage, but Sunspot sunflowers generally have no serious pests or diseases. Adjust staking and wind protection as plants mature. Sunspot sunflower seeds mature in as quickly as 65 – 80 days as 30 – 36” tall semi-dwarf uprights with an 8 – 10” spread and one enormous 10” head of bright golden-yellow petals with countless dozens of fiery sunburst-orange seeds.

Helianthus annuus is an ideal variety for bird enthusiasts because the seeds grown by sunflowers are a year-round favorite for fowl. Once summer has passed, harvest the seeds from the heads and save them as a coveted wintertime bird seed.

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