As the name itself say "Summer" like no other plant. Sunflowers are grown for beauty as well as harvested for seed. Sunflowers have a large flower head, The petals are typically bright yellow. Sunflowers typically grow to between one and half meters, with some giant variants reaching up to eight meters.
Step 1: From Seeds to Planting beginning guide
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Sunflower seeds should be sown in fertile, moist, well-drained soil that contains heavy mulch. these flowers need full sun to grow properly and develop best in summer. the most important thing to remember with sunflower and temperature is to not plant them outdoors until the last winter has passed. if you experience a very hot, dry day, make sure to give extra to your plant so it does not dry out too much and die.
Step 2: Choosing the pot/land and soil
The size of the pot depends on the sunflower variety. Sunflowers varieties can fill a pot with bright flowers without growing too large. These varieties can be grown between 24 to 30 inches tall and can fill an 8-10 inch container. Low and medium height plants generally work better in a planters, The pot must have at least one drainage hole on the bottom but can be made of plastic, clay or Metal. If the pot sits where water drainage poses an issue, place a drip tray under the pot.
Sunflower requires well-drained soil that retains enough moisture so it dries out slowly without becoming soggy. Coco peat based potting mix works well. Avoid using garden soil because it won’t provide proper aeration for sunflower root. If you want to use soil alone check our organic fertilizer else coco peat based potting mix which holds fertilizer as well as compost content in it. The major advantage of using coco peat based potting mix is it retains moisture content and you will not have to invest for fertilizer/compost.
Step 3: Watering and taking care till harvest
When it comes to watering, there are no hard or fast rules. Remember that it’s the root that need access to water, not the leaves. Wetting the foliage is a waste of water and can promote the spread of diseases. Make sure to watch the weather, and reduce frequently when rainfall is abundant. Too much water can be just as damaging to plants as too little. The best time for watering the plants is on early morning, this gives them time to dry out. its much more difficult for plants diseases to get a foothold when the foliage is dry. Use the right tool for watering such as water can or sprinkler. Container grown sunflowers need regular fertilization and watering. Daily check the top soil if it feels dry waters the plants. In hot weather the plants may require once or twice watering daily
Feed plants in small quantity, over fertilization can cause stems to break in the fall. You can add the diluted fertilizer into the water though avoid getting the fertilizer near the plant’s base; it may help to build a moat in a circle around the plant about 18 inches out.
Tall species and cultivars require support. Bamboo stakes are a good choice for any plant that has a strong, single stem and needs support for a short period of time.
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