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Sown from my Sunflower, Henry Wilde Seeds.
Latest Milestone Ripening
Try for a seed spacing of at approx. 4.68 inches (12.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.49 inches (1.25 cm) if planning to sow direct.
Henry Wilde normally grows to a max height of 4.88 feet (that's 1.50 metres metric) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Remember to water often.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (5a) is within the ideal range for Sunflower 'Henry Wilde'. The recommended range is between Zone 4 and 9.
Sunflower 'Henry Wilde' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.7 and 8.1 meaning it does best in acidic to alkaline soil.
More information about Sunflower, Henry Wilde is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Sunflower, Henry Wilde Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.
Ripening day 85
Blooming day 72
Growing day 56
waist high. staked
Growing day 45
Under Attack day 45
small brown chewed-away spots on leaves of almost all plants (by ants?)
Treating day 45
applied fungicide & diatomaceous earth to all plants
Planting Out day 25
Hardening Off day 14
Sown day 0