Sunflower- Giant Russian

Helianthus annuus


Standard seed packet, 30 seeds

$1.75
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Sunflower- Giant Russian

Helianthus annuus


  • Very tall plants 2-3m
  • Large yellow flowers


Annual. Tall plants that grow to 2-3m in height with large attractive yellow flowers.  Flower heads grow up to 45cm in diameter with large seeds which makes it an ideal variety for producing seeds for eating.  Attracts birds, bees and butterflies to the garden.  Fast growing.  A great variety to grow with kids. 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 10mm
When: Spring and early summer
Germination: 7-14 days @ 21-30°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Annual
Plant Spacing: 30cm
Plant Height: 200-300cm
Position: Part or full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 85 days
*Notes: Keep sheltered from wind. Cut spent flowers to prolong flowering. Does best when watered deeply at less regular intervals.

(Product number: X-037)
Seeds per gram: 13 seeds


SKU X-037
Shipping Weight 0.0032kg
Botanical name: Helianthus annuus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 30 seeds
Seeds per gram: 13
Photo credits:

Photo by Nick / CC BY 2.0

Photo by daryl_mitchell / CC BY-SA 2.0

Photo by daryl_mitchell / CC BY-SA 2.0

Photo by Nick / CC BY 2.0

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