B and T World Seeds' reference number:
|Type of plant - annual
fat seeds in striped shells, best edible
.......(also good roast, salted, sprouting, oil extraction)
|Helianthus annuus Fat Mama organic sales history
Common names for Helianthus annuus Fat Mama organic:
Helianthus annuus Fat Mama organic
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|90||: Cereals, Legumes, and other Food and Oilseed Plants|
|148||: Organic Seeds from Certified Sources|
|Organic farming/gardening should "preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community".|
|161||: Edible Flowers|
|Some flowers are poisonous if not cooked. Some are only edible while in bud. Identify and correctly prepare all flowers before eating. Do not eat flowers that have been sprayed with weedkiller or other chemicals.|
|185||: Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke|
|"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Helianthus annuus Fat Mama organic seeds will usually germinate in 10-14 days.
Can be sown in situ.