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Sunflower 'Pro Cut Red'
Helianthus annuus

 

Procut Red is a hybrid variety of Sunflower that produces pollen free flowers. This beautiful Sunflower displays deep red petals and dark brown centers. Each plant will stand to a mature height of only 4 to 6 feet tall. The stems may need support until maturity. This reliable single-stemmed variety is pollenless and bred for commercial cut flower production.

 

Details:


Life Cycle:Annual
Height: 60-72”
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 50-60 days
Plant spacing: 6-9”
Approx seeds per packet: 20

 

How to Grow:
Sunflowers should be planted 1 to 1½ inches deep and about 6 inches apart after the soil has thoroughly warmed. If you wish, you can plant multiple seeds and thin them to the strongest contenders when the plants are six inches tall.

 

Harvest:
For indoor bouquets, cut the main stem just before its flower bud has a chance to open to encourage side blooms.Cut stems early in the morning. Harvesting flowers during middle of the day may lead to flower wilting.Handle sunflowers gently. The flowers should last at least a week in water at room temperature.Arrange sunflowers in tall containers that provide good support for their heavy heads, and change the water every day to keep them fresh.

 

Vase Life:

With a proper care and handling 7-10 days

     

    Sunflower ProCut Red

    $4.95Price
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