Sunflower – Taiyo Organic

£1.09£9.99

An heirloom Japanese non-branching variety, producing a huge cartwheel of brilliant yellow petals around chocolate centres. Single large 15-25cm (6-10in) flower heads in tones of yellow orange, with rich chocolate centres. Perfect for pollinators and when mature seeds into winter for birds.

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Sunflower – Taiyo Organic

An heirloom Japanese non-branching variety, producing a huge cartwheel of brilliant yellow petals around chocolate centres. Single large 15-25cm (6-10in) flower heads in tones of yellow orange, with rich chocolate centres. Perfect for pollinators and when mature seeds into winter for birds.

Cultivation advice Sunflower – Taiyo Organic

Days To Germination:  14-21 days
Optimum Soil Temp. for Germination: 68F-86F
Planting Depth: 1/4  inch
Spacing, Seed: 4-6 inch
Spacing, Plant: 24-36 inches
Plant Height: 6-7 ft
Light:  Full Sun

  • Seeds can be started indoors 3 to 4 weeks before last spring frost. Or direct-sow seeds outside after all danger of frost has passed to a depth of 1/4 inch. Can be sown as late as 100 days before last frost.
  • When seedlings are 2 to 3 inches high, thin to individual pots. Replant thinned plants.
  • Protect from Snails / Slugs whilst young.
  • Steadily harden off before planting out after all danger of frost has passed.
  • May require staking / support in exposed postions.