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Sunflower Double Sun King Seeds
Double Sun King Sunflower Seeds
Fully double, golden-yellow blooms with masses of petals for that attractive, fluffy, powderpuff look. Tall strong single stems topped by an almost pollen free uniform bloom, making Sun King an excellent, long lasting cut flower due to its doubleness.
Height: 180cm (6ft)
Width: 15-25cm (6-10in)
Product Part Number: 74722
When to sow
When to Sow Double Sun King Sunflower Seeds
Sow sunflowers direct in April to May.
For earlier sowings, sow indoors individually in 7.5cm (3") pots at a temperature of 20-25°C. When well grown, gradually acclimatize the sunflower seedlings to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost has passed in a well-drained soil. Position in full sun.
July to September
Where to Sow
Sow seed thinly in drills 45cm (18") apart in well cultivated soil raked to a fine tilth. Germination usually takes 15-21 days.
What to do Next
When large enough to handle, thin to 45cm (18") apart.
Plants may need staking in exposed areas.