Sunflower is best planted in full sun
It will take 7-10 days to germinate
It will take 35-50 days to harvest
|Basic Care||The roots deter nematodes in the garden.
The flowers attract beneficial insects. The basil smell detracts pests such as the tomato worm.
|Companion Planting||Sunflowers like to be planted with beans|
|Common Sunflower Pests||The fragrant flowers attract pests and flies and deter them from the vegetable garden|
|Nutritional Value||Sunflowers are high in Vitamin E, B1, B5, B6, Folic Acid, Calcium, Copper, Zinc, Iron, Sodium, Fats and Protein|
|Additional Value||Sunflower tea/Pesticide: Make an herb tea of 15 leaves and 1 cup boiling water. Let cool and spray on mites and aphids|
|Saving Seed||The flowers will grow out of the centre of the plant. Let them bloom and dry and save the seeds for the next planting season.
Sunflower seeds are an essential source of fatty ac.
|Reel Gardening Packs That Contain Sunflower||Companion Flower Pack|