(Best months for growing Sunflower in New Zealand - cool/mountain regions)
P = Sow seed
Large showy flowers, available in a variety of colours Giant or Russian varieties are best for seed production
Sunflowers do not like to be transplanted.
Grow to 1 - 2 metres (4 - 6 ft) so need staking or protection from the wind. Protect the seed heads from birds when ripening.
Use seeds fresh or toasted
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