Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Giant greystripe sunflower seeds

Giant Greystripe Sunflower
Helianthus annuus

Collect your free seeds from Epping hall to take part in our grow the Epping in bloom tallest sunflower competition.Once your sunflower has fully grown submit a photo along with the size to eppinginbloom@gmail.com.The closing date for entries is August 31st 2015

The greystripe is a giant sunflower plant that produces giant flower heads.If you decide to plant your seeds in pots or directly into the ground allow 10 to 14 for germination. 

This sunflower is very easy to grow in most garden soils.Well-drained soil is preferred.  

You can start your seeds off in pots on a sunny window sill or in a green house.Plant out your sunflowers plants into your garden after all danger of frost has gone away.You can sow the seeds directly into the soil from the beginning of June.

Feed your sunflower plants weekly using a diluted liquid fertilizer solution and water regularly.

If you have any more questions about how to grow your sunflower please ask

Happy growing!

Victoria Robertson 

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