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Sunflower “Russian Giant” (Helianthus annuus)

Sunflower “Russian Giant” (Helianthus annuus)

Regular price $2.25 CAD
Regular price Sale price $2.25 CAD
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Introduced from Russia prior to 1870, when it was extensively planted for feeding poultry and horses. The large stalks were also used as fuel in areas that did not have many trees. The large seeds are one of the best for snacking. Beloved of chickadees in the fall when seed heads mature. Height 10’ or more.
To grow: Full sun. Sow outdoors ½” deep in spring, or transplant seedlings sown by birds.

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