Growing Sunflower

Jan F M A M J J A S O N Dec
        P P            

(Best months for growing Sunflower in USA - Zone 5a regions)

P = Sow seed

  • Sow in garden. Sow seed at a depth approximately three times the diameter of the seed. Best planted at soil temperatures between 50°F and 86°F. (Show °C/cm)
  • Space plants: 8 - 18 inches apart
  • Harvest in 10-11 weeks.
  • Compatible with (can grow beside): Cucumbers, Melons, Sweetcorn, Squash
  • Avoid growing close to: Potatoes

Your comments and tips

07 Apr 21, Donna Mourra (USA - Zone 10b climate)
I'm looking for a sunflower plant for Zone 10
08 Apr 21, Anonymous (USA - Zone 10b climate)
Google a sunflower seed selling website and pick one out.
06 Jul 21, Tracey (USA - Zone 9b climate)
I’m new at this and just picked a 6ft sunflower roots and all in Texas and I’m going to replant in Arizona Zone9B. How often do they have to be watered?
07 Jul 21, Liz (New Zealand - temperate climate)
If they survive the move and don't have too much root damage, then water every two to three days. to keep the roots damp but not swamped.
10 Jul 21, Anon (USA - Zone 11b climate)
The longer you leave to transplant something the harder it is to have it survive. The roots can not take up enough water to keep a full grown plant a live. In zone 9b you should have harvested the sunflower by now. You transplant when plants are young 2-6 new leaf stage
02 Aug 21, Renee (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Is it too late to plant sunflower seeds in Ohio (zone 6) and expect results?
06 Aug 21, (USA - Zone 6a climate)
Go by the guide here.
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Google a sunflower seed selling website and pick one out.

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