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What are the stages of sunflower life cycle?
Learn about the sunflower life cycle
What does a sunflower look like when first growing?
The newly sprouted sunflower usually has 2 baby leaves on it and quickly grows many more as the stem starts to get taller. The first few sets of sunflower leaves are usually oval in shape but as more leaves come they look like the heart shaped leaves of a mature sunflower, only smaller.
How long do sunflowers take to sprout?
Starting indoors is possible, but does not gain much time. If sunflowers are allowed to get root-bound, they will lack stability at transplant time, and will require staking. Optimal soil temperature for germination: 21-30°C (70-85°F). Seeds should sprout in 10-14 days.
Do sunflower heads get bigger?
apart. If you plant closer, you might get taller stalks but smaller heads. If you plant farther apart, the seed head may be larger, but possibly too heavy for the stalk to bear.
What is the lifespan of a sunflower?
|Native Origin:||North America|
|Blooming Season:||Summer, Fall|
|Average Life:||1 to 2 Weeks|
Do you remove sunflower leaves?
After the flowers begin to fade, deadhead them so the plant will continue to produce more blossoms throughout the growing season. Remove any dead, dying or diseased leaves or stems as soon as possible and discard the debris in the trash. The annual sunflowers will not come back after they bloom.