Zohar Sunflower Seeds

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#2032
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Bright as the sunrise, 4"–6" golden-yellow flowers on tall, sturdy stems are the backyard florist's dream come true. The Hebrew word, zohar, translates to "speldor" or "radiance", and this sunflower has both! 'Zohar' blooms just 2 months from sowing, and has an extra-long vase life (up to 12 days). With one flower per plant, sow every 2 to 4 weeks for continuous summer bloom and endless bouquets. Drought tolerant. Although pollenless, they do produce nectar for pollinators.
$3.49 20 seeds

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus (hybrid)

Family: Asteraceae

Native: North America

Hardiness: Annual

Plant Dimensions: 4'–5' tall

Variety Information: 4"–6" flower has a classic brown center and golden-yellow petals that are more deeply colored around the center.

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer

Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Drought Tolerant, Edible Flower

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 2 to 4 weeks before your average last frost date. Sunflowers are sensitive to root disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly in the ground.

Days to Emerge: 10 - 15 Days

Seed Depth: ¼"–½"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 3" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

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Zohar Sunflower Seeds Reviews

2 reviews
I won't sow them again
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My experience was the sprout came on very strong and top-heavy, so that it never was straight. It's still possible that these little baby seedlings will grow up and make a pretty flower but their babyhood was too colicky & such a fussy headache, I will not do it again.
Michelle
Owner Response: Hi Michelle, If I am understanding what you are describing it sounds like these sunflowers were not getting enough light, which can cause them to be lanky, as they stretch for more light. Sunflowers do best when sown directly outdoors in a full sun area (6 or more hours of sunlight). I hope that helps!

Zohr Sunflower
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great germination rate and florist quality single stemed blooms
Jane

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