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How to plant and grow sunflowers from seed

Sunflower seedlings are a true sign of summer. Sunflowers are a classic summer flower that bring a spot of cheery colour and life to any garden. Not only are they easy to grow, but they can also be a great way to bring beauty and joy to your outdoor space. In this blog post, we’ll look at how to grow sunflowers successfully and some of the benefits … Read the rest

Planting and growing sunflowers

How to Plant and Grow Sunflowers

Sunflower Seeds to Sunflower Plants

Planting and growing sunflowers is easy.  These durable plants can be grown in most area summer months, and can bring great beauty to any landscape or garden.  Below are the steps to grow sunflowers from seed:
  1. So, the first step is to find quality sunflower seed.  Many of the top online seed stores sell sunflower seeds, and quality will insure a higher germination rate for your baby sunflower plants.  
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Sunflower Facts

Botanical Name: Helianthus
Plant Type: Perennial or Annual
Bloom Time: Mid-summer to fall
Best Location: Full Sun
Soil: Well-drained, rich, deep and moist
Diseases: Crown gall, leaf spot, mildew, stem rot
Pests: Aphids, beetles
Propagation: Seeds
Zone: 5-9
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