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Peredovik Black Sunflower - Helianthus annuus

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1 ACRE = 43,560 SQ FT
 
$12.50 - $57.50
 
 
 

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Peredovik Black Sunflowers are an oil seed crop that can grow to a height of six feet. This crop matures in 100 days. Deer enjoy the small plants and game birds as well as songbirds will eat the mature seeds. It is a very popular planting for turkeys and pheasants.

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Supported Species

Deer, upland birds, and wild turkey.

Northern Zone Planting Dates

April 15 - June 15

Transitional Zone Planting Dates

April 1 - May 31

Southern Zone Planting Dates

March 15 - May 15

Maturity 100 - 120 days
Height When Mature 2 - 5 feet
When to Plant Plant when soil temperatures reach 60°F.

Planting Depth

½ inch

Amount of Sunlight

Full

Soil Type All

Soil pH

5.8 - 7.0

Maturity 80 - 100 days

Fertilizer

Perform a soil test for exact recommendations.

Protein

Moderate protein in young plants, high protein in seeds.

Nutrition

Seeds generate primary nutrition. High in energy.

Primary Usage

Seed crop

How to Plant

Sunflowers can be installed with drill, no-till drill, hand seeder or broadcast spreader. Seeds need to be covered with soil and pressed or packed to ensure seed to soil contact.

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Seeding Rate: 15 - 20 lbs. / acre alone OR 5 - 10 lbs. / acre mixed