Seed Freaks - Sunflower - Oil Drop
Flowers & Trees
Seed Freaks – Sunflower – Oil Drop
SUNFLOWER: OIL DROP
Big, bold, yellow, single flowered stems.
the black seeded variety has higher than normal oil levels which makes it suitable for pressing for sunflower oil.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP – JAN
Temperate: AUG – JAN
Sub – Tropical: AUG – JUN
Tropical: MAR – DEC
Arid: ALL YEAR
PH 6 – 7.5
Rich, well-drained soil.
Sow seeds in groups of two direct into ground and 30cm apart
The seeds will sprout in 10 to 14 days.
Wait a week and snip off the weakest seedling and allow the other to grow.
Water and feed well.
Leave the flower till the back is yellow/brown before removing.
Allow to completely dry if you wish to keep seeds for resowing.
You may need to protect from birds.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 50 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN