This sunflower is originated from Krasnodar, Russia. It is a "confectionery "type, meaning seeds are large and edible, mostly used for preparing nutritious snacks.
Plant grows up to 4 feet, with medium size head - up to 10-15 cm. Seeds are of pitch black color, medium size (1 cm long), thin hull is easy cracked. Excellent for snacking roasted and/or salted. Favorite snack in Russia, Ukraine. Easy to grow.
Sunflower seeds contain high amount of dietary iron, zinc, potassium, thiamine, vitamin E. And they are an excellent source of dietary fiber. The nuclei also contain a reduced amount of saturated fatty acids, which reduces the level of cholesterol in the blood. Read more about other health benefits of eating Sunflower seeds.
Sunflower plants attract bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and other pollinators to your garden.
5g Packet contains approximately 80 seeds.