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Sunflower Red Sun Seeds
Red Sun is an easy to grow Sunflower, with its dark red flowers on top of tall stems. This variety is brilliant for back borders and makes for a beautiful cut flower in your home.
It will reach an approximate height of 1.5m (5ft) and the flowers can reach a diameter of up to 10cm.
Product Part Number: 74714
When to sow
When to Sow Red Sun Sunflower Seeds
April and May
Where to Sow
Sow seed thinly, 12mm (1/2") deep 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.
For Earlier Sowings
Sow indoors individually in 7.5cm (3") pots at 20-25°C (68-77°F). when well grown, gradually acclimatise to outdoor conditions before planting out after all risk of frost in well-drained soil in full sun.
July to September.
Plants may need staking in exposed areas. When flowers have faded, hang heads to feed the birds.