Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds Orange
Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds Orange
Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds Orange
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Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds Orange (Surajmukhi/सूरजमुखी के बीज)

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Sunflower Double Flowered is an annual flowering plant that is everyone's favorite. It is a blessing in the summer season, Orange flowers delight the onlookers. Sunflower is drought resistant, heat-tolerant, and pest-free plants. Flowers are beneficial in attracting pollinators and birds. Growing in home gardens, terrace gardens, or balconies are best. Buy the Best quality Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds with a good germination rate.

About this item

  • Number of Sunflower Seeds: 20 Seeds
  • Where to grow: Balcony or terrace garden
  • Best Sowing Season: Spring to summer (January to June)
  • Sowing method: Direct in pot/grow bag or garden
  • Germination temperature: 21-29°C
  • Sowing depth: 1 to 1 ½ inches
  • Sowing distance - 6 inches
  • Germination time: 7 to 10 days
  • Blooming time: Summer and Autumn (April-June and September-November)

What size grow bag is best for Sunflower?

Sunflower Growing Season In India 

The best time to plant sunflower seeds is when the temperature is at least 10°C or warmer. They need a long, warm summer to flower well. You can sow the seeds from spring to summer (January to June) for flowering in the summer and rainy seasons.

How To Grow Sunflowers From Seeds 

Most gardeners recommended sowing sunflower seeds directly into the garden or into pots/grow bags. Because its roots are long and it does not like transplanting. Sow the sunflower seeds when the soil temperature is 21-29°C for faster germination. Sunflower plants are of different sizes. A pot or grow bag of at least 12 to 18 inches is good for planting sunflowers. 

Sunflower Double Flowered Orange Seeds Sowing Method 

Take a pot, fill it with potting mix and sow the sunflower seeds in the soil at a depth of about 1 to 1 ½ inches. Sow the seeds in pots about 6 inches apart. Water the potting soil gently through a watering can and keep the soil moist until germination. Sunflower needs light to grow so place the pot in a sunny spot. Sunflower seeds can germinate within about 7-10 days of sowing.

Sunflower Fertilizer Requirements 

  • Sunflowers require moderate fertilizers, do not over-fertilize the plant as this can cause stem breakage in the fall.
  • Phosphorus and potassium fertilizers are good for bigger blooms while nitrogen encourages foliage growth.

Sunflower Plant Care Tips 

Soil - Use well-drained, nutrient-rich, slightly acidic to alkaline soil with a pH of 6.0 to 7.5. You can also add organic matter or composted manure to enrich the soil.
Water - The sunflower is a drought-tolerant plant but regular watering encourages blooming. Once the plant is established, water deeply around the roots. Before watering constantly check the soil whether it is dry or not. If the soil is dry, water well.
Sunlight - Since sunflowers are heliotropic (flower heads follow the sun) provide 6-8 hours of direct sunlight for best flowering and straight plant growth.
Temperature - Sunflower grows well with a temperature of 21-25°C.
Common pests and diseases - These are generally pest-free plants, but occasionally a small gray moth lays its egg in the flowers. And diseases such as powdery mildew, downy mildew, and rust infect the plant. You can use common garden fungicides to control these diseases.

Sunflower Bloom Time 

  • Within 70-90 days after planting sunflowers bloom. Generally, it blooms in summer and autumn (April-June and September-November).
  • You can cut the sunflower from the stem in the morning. Do not cut flowers in the middle of the day.
  • Sunflowers can last at least a week in water at room temperature.

Sunflower Special Features 

  • Common name - Sunflower, Common sunflower, Suraj Mukhi (In Hindi) 
  • Scientific name - Helianthus annuus
  • Height - 1 foot to 16 feet 
  • Level of growing - Easy 
  • Companion planting - Nasturtiums, Impatiens, Peppers, Marigolds

FAQ 

Do sunflowers grow back every year?

Annual sunflowers live only one year, although they may come back the following year by self-germinating or reseeding themselves. 

How many sunflowers can you get from one seed?

One plant only produces one sunflower from one seed. 
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SHARMILA KARMAKAR

Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds Orange (Surajmukhi/सूरजमुखी के बीज)

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Anonymous
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I am very satisfied with the germination. Good seeds 👍

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Yash Verma
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Very nice product ?
But growing optimum time plz
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Thank you, Yash Verma, for your positive review! We're glad to hear that you find our Sunflower Double Flowered Seeds Orange to be a very nice product

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Saroj maury Saroj maury

Best germination

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Satyamurthy

Most of the seed variety germinated well just in 4 days