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50Pcs Sunflower Plant Seeds, Sunflower seeds

50Pcs Sunflower Plant Seeds, Sunflower seeds

Regular price $14.00 SGD
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Brighten your garden with the cheerful and striking blooms of Sunflower Plant Seeds (Helianthus annuus). Sunflowers are renowned for their towering heights, vibrant yellow petals, and large, seed-filled centers. These annual beauties are not only visually stunning but also attract pollinators, provide edible seeds, and make excellent cut flowers. Ideal for gardens, borders, and even container planting, our high-quality sunflower seeds promise to grow into magnificent plants that will add a burst of sunshine to any landscape.

Key Features:

  • Vibrant Blooms: Produces large, bright yellow flowers with a classic sunflower appearance.
  • Pollinator Friendly: Attracts bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects to your garden.
  • Edible Seeds: Provides nutritious seeds that can be harvested and enjoyed as a healthy snack.
  • Versatile Growth: Suitable for garden beds, borders, and large containers.
  • Easy to Grow: Perfect for both novice and experienced gardeners.

Planting Instructions:

  1. Seed Preparation: Sunflower seeds can be sown directly into the garden without any special preparation.

  2. Timing: Plant seeds outdoors in late spring, after the last frost date. Sunflowers thrive in warm weather and full sun.

  3. Soil Preparation: Choose a location with well-draining soil. Sunflowers prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil (pH 6.0-7.5). Enrich the soil with compost or organic matter to promote healthy growth.

  4. Sowing Depth: Plant seeds 1 inch deep and 6 inches apart. Cover lightly with soil and water thoroughly.

Growing Conditions:

  1. Light: Requires full sun. Ensure the planting site receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  2. Temperature: Optimal growing temperatures range between 70-78°F (21-26°C). Sunflowers can tolerate a range of temperatures but perform best in warm conditions.
  3. Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist until seedlings emerge. Once established, sunflowers are somewhat drought-tolerant but benefit from regular watering, especially during dry periods.

Care Tips:

  • Watering: Water deeply but infrequently to encourage deep root growth. Avoid overwatering, as sunflowers are susceptible to root rot.
  • Fertilizing: Apply a balanced, slow-release fertilizer at planting time and once more during the growing season if needed.
  • Support: Tall sunflower varieties may require staking to support their height and prevent them from toppling over in strong winds.
  • Weeding: Keep the area around the plants free of weeds to reduce competition for nutrients and water.

Pest and Disease Management:

  • Pests: Common pests include aphids, caterpillars, and birds. Protect young seedlings with row covers and use insecticidal soap or neem oil for pest control.
  • Diseases: Ensure good air circulation and avoid overhead watering to prevent fungal diseases such as powdery mildew and rust.
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