How to Grow Sunflower Red Desire Seeds: Your Gardening Guide
Get Ready for Vibrant Red Blooms
If you want to introduce a splash of rich red into your garden, Sunflower Red Desire Seeds are your go-to choice. These compact sunflowers offer a long-lasting burst of colour for up to 10 weeks.
- Days to Germination: 14-21 days
- Optimal Soil Temp for Germination: 20-30°C
- Planting Depth: 1/4 inch
- Seed Spacing: 4-6 inches
- Plant Spacing: 24-36 inches
Cultivating Your Sunflower
Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before the last spring frost. When seedlings are 2-3 inches high, transfer to individual pots.
Direct-sow seeds outside after all danger of frost has passed. Seeds can be sown as late as 100 days before the last frost.
Snail and Slug Protection
Be vigilant in protecting young plants from snails and slugs.
Staking and Support
Depending on exposure, you may need to provide staking or support.
Expect a generous flowering period of 8-10 weeks, adding a warm touch to your garden or patio.