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Organic Sunflower, Russian Mammoth

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Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SWF8006

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Description

Sunflower - Russian Mammoth - Helianthus annuus

Annual Open Pollinated. Organically Grown. This variety is the result of Russian breeding efforts and returned to the US in 1880 then as now under the name 'Russian Mammoth'. This giant sunflower has bright gold flowers that can grow easily to 10" across. Produces a single flower, filled with grey and white striped edible seeds. Plant seed 6" apart and 1/2" deep after spring frost. Thin to 8"-12" when plants reach 2" in height.

Flowers: Edible seeds. Blooms late summer to fall
Attracts: Attracts bees and butterflies; leaves are favored by finches
Soil: Adaptable to various, moderately fertile soil types
Native: North America - Naturalized worldwide
USDA Zone: 3-10
Plant In: Spring
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Days to Germinate: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 10'-15'
Sun/Shade Requirements: Full Sun
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand wildflower seeds from packs are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand wildflower seeds are all non-GMO.
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Features

  • Good for Beginners
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Requires Staking

Characteristics

Brand Peaceful Valley Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall Flower Color Yellow
Organic Status Certified Organic Product Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Spring, Summer
USDA Zone 3 - 10 Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Bloom Season Summer, Fall
Flower Color Yellow
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Plant Usage Attracts Bees/Butterflies, Attracts Birds
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer
USDA Zone 3 - 10
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Upright

Planting & Care

Plant seed 6" apart and 1/2" deep after spring frost. Thin to 8"-12" when plants reach 2" in height.

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

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