Striped Sunflower Seeds - Knowledgebase Question

Bridgeton, NJ
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Question by mommomjh
September 17, 1998
What Sunflower produces the Striped Seed as opposed to the Black Oil seed?

Answer from NGA
September 17, 1998
The oil seed types of sunflowers are usually grown as commercial crops and would be purchased through a farm supply situation. In general, the sunflower seeds offered for retail sale are the striped varieties which are grown for birdseed and for human consumption, as well for cut flowers. A very nice variety with extra-large striped seeds is the SuperSnack Hybrid. It (and many others) is available through Burpee. You may order a catalog at the website or call 1-800-888-1447 Mon.- Fri. 9 am - 8 pm ET, Sat. & Sun. 9 am - 5 pm ET. Enjoy!

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