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Sunflower 'Pro Cut Gold Lite'
Helianthus annuus

 

Downy mildew resistance and improved appearance.Compared to standard ProCut Gold, ProCut Gold Lite  is taller, slightly later to bloom, and has wider, more rounded petals for a refined appearance. 4–6" blooms. Pollenless, and bred for commercial cut flower production 

Single stem  and perfect  for market bouquets. 

 

Details:
Plant life cycle: annual

Site: full sun
Height: 60-72”
Days to maturity: 50-60 days

Sow:1/2-1 "dep
Plant spacing: 6-9”
Approx seeds per packet: 20

 

How to Grow:

Direct seed After last frost, sow ½" deep.Transplant - Sow into 72 to 50-cell flats 2-3 weeks prior to planting out. Plants dislike root disturbance but sowing indoors and then transplanting the first crop outdoors can be a successful way to get first-early sunflowers. Pinching branching varieties is recommended to encourage branching and longer stems. Succession-sow every 2-3 weeks and/or plant multiple varieties for continued harvest.

 

 

How to harvest

Flowers can be harvested tight, when color first shows, or when almost completely open, depending on your market and preferred use. 

Dried - Flowers are completely open. Hang or use silica gel.
 

Vase life :

Strip ¾ of the leaves from the stem for the longest vase life. Will last up to 7 days

Sunflower 'Pro Cut Gold Lite'

$4.95Price
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