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Sunflower Seed Russian Giant

Code: M2860

Giant flowers. Fun to grow

From sowing to flowering in 12 weeks. The classic 'Giant' sunflower has golden yellow flowers and big, strong and tall stems. Give plenty of space, food and moisture to get the maximum size.
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M2860
Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a sheltered, well drained site in full sun. Sow these seeds directly in a well prepared seedbed. Sow 2-3 seeds in groups 40 cm apart and to a depth of 1 cm. Seedling Care: Keep the seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period (7-14 days). Apply fruit or flower fertiliser two weeks after germination for healthier plants and maximum crop. Protect your seedlings from slugs, snails and insect pests; go to mcgregors.co.nz for appropriate plant health and pest control products.Hints and Tips: Can grow up to 3 metres tall, so will need staking or protection from the wind. CAUTION: Seed is fungicide treated to minimise fungal attack during seed germination as a regulatory requirement. Do not eat seed or feed to animals. Our seeds are not treated with Neonicotinoids
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 3x99x136 mm
Weight 0.006 kg
Seed Count Approx 15
Botanical Name Helianthus Annuus
Botanical Name Extended
Seed Type Flower
Sowing Position Full Sun
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial Annual
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 40cm
Plant Spacing 40cm
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 3m

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