- Annual flowers with golden petals grow to 10 inches across
- Edible seeds
- Plants grow to 6-9 feet tall
- Tolerates poor soil
- 80 days
(H. annuus) A well-adapted introduction, most likely of Canadian Mennonite origin, later adopted by the Tarahumara tribe. Solid gold flowers are 8-10" in diameter. Primarily ivory-colored edible seeds with an occasional striped seed. Tolerant of poor conditions. Plants grow 6-9' tall. Annual, 80 days.
Learn to Grow Tarahumara Sunflower
Direct Seed: 6" Apart
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Germination: 10-14 Days
Rows Apart: 24-36"
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Sunflowers prefer full sun to light shade and well-drained rich soil. Provide support for tall plants.
Ratings & Reviews
by Coastal BC
I grew these sunflowers from seed this year and am having great success. The biggest one is probably nine feet tall!