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Organic Sunflower Titan Huge

Original price was: £2.29.Current price is: £2.19.

One of the tallest-growing and easily the biggest-headed and seeded variety available to gardeners.

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Organic Sunflower Titan Huge

One of the tallest-growing and easily the biggest-headed and seeded variety available to gardeners. Perfect for impressing your neighbors and winning competitions. The plants will need support reaching up to 12ft with large yellow flower heads plants can reaching 18-24″ across! The seeds are large and ideal for consumption or leaving for over-winter birds. Annual.

Cultivation Advice For Organic Sunflower Titan Huge

  • Choose a sunny location with well-draining soil for planting Sunflower Titan Huge. Ensure it’s a spot that receives at least 6-8 hours of direct sunlight daily.
  • Work the soil to a depth of about 12-18 inches. Amend the soil with organic matter like compost or well-rotted manure to improve fertility and drainage.
  • Wait until after the last frost date in your area to plant sunflower seeds directly into the garden. Sunflowers are warm-season plants and germinate best in warm soil.
  • Plant the seeds about 1 inch deep and space them around 12-24 inches apart, depending on the desired size of the mature plants.
  • Water the plants consistently, especially during dry spells. Sunflowers need regular moisture, but ensure the soil doesn’t become waterlogged, which can cause root rot.
  • Apply mulch around the base of the plants to retain moisture, suppress weed growth, and regulate soil temperature.
  • Incorporate organic fertilizers or compost into the soil before planting. You can top-dress with compost during the growing season for additional nutrients.
  • Provide support for tall sunflower varieties to prevent them from bending or breaking in strong winds. Staking or a trellis can help.
  • Monitor for pests like aphids or caterpillars. Employ organic pest control methods if necessary, such as neem oil or introducing beneficial insects.
  • Deadhead spent flowers regularly to encourage continuous blooming. Prune back damaged or diseased parts of the plant to maintain its health.
  • Sunflowers are attractive to bees and other pollinators. Encourage their presence by planting other pollinator-friendly flowers nearby.
  • As the plants grow, ensure they are well-supported and protected from strong winds, especially taller varieties prone to toppling.
  • Check the soil pH and ensure it’s within the ideal range of around 6.0 to 7.5. Sunflowers can tolerate a range of soil types but prefer slightly acidic to neutral soil.
  • Adjust the sowing depth based on soil moisture levels. In drier conditions, consider planting seeds slightly deeper to access moisture. In moist soils, plant at the recommended depth
  • Use organic mulch materials like straw, shredded leaves, or grass clippings. These materials gradually break down, enriching the soil as they decompose.
  • Consider companion planting with other flowers or herbs like marigolds, lavender, or basil. These companion plants can help deter pests and attract beneficial insects.
  • Water sunflowers deeply, ensuring the water reaches the root zone. Drip irrigation or soaker hoses can be beneficial to provide consistent moisture without wetting the foliage.
  • Implement organic weed control methods like hand-pulling weeds or applying mulch to minimize competition for nutrients and water.
  • If growing sunflowers for seeds, allow the flower heads to mature and dry on the stalk. Harvest the seeds when the back of the flower head turns brown and the seeds are plump and mature.
  • Periodically aerate the soil around sunflower roots to improve oxygenation and root health. Avoid excessive compacting of the soil.
  • Utilize natural support methods such as planting sunflowers near walls, fences, or using neighboring plants for support against strong winds.
  • Aim for a diverse garden ecosystem. Diversity attracts beneficial insects and helps maintain a balanced environment for healthier plants.
  • By following these organic cultivation practices, you can nurture healthy and robust Organic Sunflower Titan Huge plants in your garden. Adjust these guidelines according to your specific climate and soil conditions for optimal results.

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Seed Count

20 200

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