sun flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Ripon, Ca
Question by punkin657
March 19, 2010
I am going to plant some sunflowers from seed. Do you have crack the sunflower seed open before you plant it into the ground ?

Answer from NGA
March 19, 2010


No you don't need to crack open the hull of the sunflower seed before planting. In fact, you shouldn't. Just plant the whole seed in the ground and you'll see a sprout emerge in about a week (depending upon soil temperature). Enjoy your sunflowers!

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