Black Oil Sunflower (Helianthus annuus)
These fast-growing backyard beauties are beloved by birds and bees for their nutrient-dense seeds and pollen-rich faces. A classic and striking sunflower, the Black Oil is easy to grow and can reach 6-10’ tall!
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 7-10 days
- Maturity: 70-85 days
- Direct sow ½” deep in full sun after last frost or start indoors 4 weeks before last frost. Sunflower roots don’t like to be disturbed, so transplant carefully.
- Space 8-12" apart.