Week 19 – May 09, 2021

Plant Information

Choco Sun Sunflower

  • Choco Sun Sunflower - Bloom
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Helianthus annuus

Common Name: Sunflower

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer, Autumn, Spring

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Height: 10 - 12" (25 - 30cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Compact plants produce lemon-yellow flowers with dark chocolate brown centres over very dark green leaves. Ideal for containers, window boxes and gardens.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 2 to 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: 8 to 9 weeks

  • Very compact, well-branched plants set a large bloom on the central stalk, with several smaller flowers on side shoots.
  • Excellent uniformity and earliness allow for easy scheduling and deliver a high yield of saleable plants.
  • Ideal for containers, window boxes and gardens.