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Sunflower Music Box Seeds
Music Box Sunflower Seeds
Large flower heads but much shorter plants. The strong stems bear bi-colour flowers in shades of cream, yellow and mahogany with dark centres.Ideal for growing towards the back of the border.
Product Part Number: 74702
When to sow
When to Sow Music Box Sunflower Seeds
Late March to early June
Where to Sow
Direct into weed free flowering site about 2cm deep. Alternatively, you can sow indoors in early spring. Sow seeds 12mm (1/2 inch deep) in individual pots 7.5cm (3in) at 68-72°F (20-22°C) Germination normally takes between 7-10 days. Once the plant is established, gradually harden off and plant out in early June, when all chances of frost has ceased.
What to do Next
If sown direct, thin out seedlings to about 30cm apart. Sunflowers do not like transplanting and short lived if subjected to this process. Prefers a well drained soil in full sun.
July to September
When to Transplant
Plants may need staking in exposed areas. When flowers have faded, hang flower heads by strings to feed the birds.