SUNFLOWER MONGOLIAN GIANT
These plants really are monsters. Not only do they grow up to 14 feet tall, they also produce the most amazingly enormous flower heads up to 18" in diameter. To impress, or even upset your neighbours, just grow some of these against your house wall!
Sow March to April. Germinate at 20-30C in a propagator Cover seeds thinly. Germination usually takes 7-14 days. Do not exclude light at any stage. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle into 3in pots. Grow on in cooler, well lit conditions for 10-15 days before planting out 12in apart after all risk of frost.
Classification:Half hardy annual
Seeds / gram:6 (Approx)