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Freckled Hen Sunflower Seeds

Freckled Hen Sunflower Seeds

$ 4.50

This Autumn Beauty Sunflower mix comes in beautiful shades of bright yellow, bronze, red and purple, with flower heads up to 8 inches across. The flowers make great bee forage, cutting stems for bouquets, and are even edible! Flower buds can be fried and the petals can be sprinkled on salad as a bittersweet garnish. You can also cut the mature heads and use the seed as birdseed.

  • Where to plant: Plant sunflowers in an area with full sun and light, well-drained soil.
  • When to start inside: Start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before your last frost date.
  • When to sow outside: Transplant sunflowers into the garden after danger of frost has passed or directly sow once soil has warmed.
  • Packed for 2019
  • 70-80 days to maturity
  • The seeds chosen are the very same varieties Luke & Natalie grow in their garden. 
  • The seeds are are easy to grow by a beginning gardener & trusted by our fellow small farmers.

The Freckled Hen Collection, inspired by Luke & Natalie's life on Freckled Hen Farm, is a thoughtful collection of goods that are both beautiful & useful. This collection is sure to encourage folks to slow down & savor the somewhat ordinary - yet extraordinary - moments of life that go unnoticed unless we take the time to really appreciate them. 

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