Home What's New Message Board
Select Destination Site Search
Grower Diaries
Entry Date Nick Name Location
Monday, May 31, 2021 Boston2021 Boston

Entry 8 of 32
Grower Diary Menu
  Back to Previous Page
Show Full 2021 Diary
List Other Grower's Diaries
Submit to Your Own Diary
Nine for nine on sunflower germination. Jiffy seed starting mix, Espoma Blood Meal, and WOW Mycorrhizal Inoculant. These are Titan Sunflowers from Dr. Tom Heaton out in CA. Last year I grew the Sunzillas and while they got up to 12-13ft, they needed a lot of staking. Apparently the Titans will not need staking-we shall see. Most of the sunflower advice I have read says to sow directly, but with many squirrels and birds outside I wanted to start them indoors, and if Atlantic Giants can be transplanted, why not sunflowers? I had the sunflowers in earlier last year, but given the pumpkin coming together at the last minute and the cool weather from the last few days I am fine with it. The sunflowers will be grown on site here in Boston and will receive some of the same fertilizers as the pumpkin.

Top of Page

Questions or comments? Send mail to Ken AT bigpumpkins.com.
Copyright © 1999-2021 BigPumpkins.com. All rights reserved.