Sunflower Variety Selection

Inside sunflower and pumpkin display, showing large and small sun flowers and unusual colored gourds.

Sunflowers are a very popular cut flower and have potential to add diversity to any market grower’s product mix.  We started growing a few last Fall for our seasonal retail stand to add diversity to our pumpkin patch.  There are many different options when looking at selecting varieties to grow.  There are differences in single stem or branching, pollen or pollenless, stem strength, blooms per plant, bloom size, days to bloom, color, day-neutral or not, and climate considerations. 

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