Sunflower Growing Guide
Crop Rotation Group
Well drained fertile soil
None generally needed.
Single Plants: 30cm (11") each way (minimum)
Rows: 30cm (11") with 50cm (1' 7") row gap (minimum)
Sow and Plant
Sow seeds directly in spring
Our Garden Planner can produce a personalised calendar of when to sow, plant and harvest for your area.
Dwarf varieties are suitable for smaller gardens. Plant larger varieties to the back of the garden to prevent them casting shade. Keep well watered in dry weather
Harvest once seeds start drying. Spent stalks and heads good addition to compost (make sure all the seeds are out).
Planting and Harvesting Calendar
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