Hopi Black Dye Sunflower

$3.50

Hopi Black Dye Sunflower | Ecologically grown
Helianthus annuus | Annual | Heirloom

8’ tall stem. 12-18” flower heads that has golden-yellow petals with dark purple-green center. Rare heirloom variety the Hopis. Hopis used as natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Seeds are edible and very easy to hull. Mound soil at the base of the stem to prevent lodging. Attractive to pollinators.

Planting tip: Direct sow outdoors end of May.

Harvesting tip: Harvest when seed heads dry on their stems. Put a brown bag over the flower to secure it away from squirrels and birds.

Description

  Ecologically grown / Produit écologiquement  
    WWW.GAIAORGANICS.CA
613-219-8463 | [email protected]
399 River Road, Ottawa, ON K1V 1C9
   
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower
Tournesol ‘Hopi Black Dye’
Helianthus annuus
Annual | Heirloom
Annuel | Patrimonial

1/2″
6″
12″

8-10 days/jrs
12-18°C
Optimal:
15°C
90-100 days/jrs
– FRUIT –
Hopi Black Dye Sunflower
8’ tall stem. 12-18” flower heads that has golden-yellow petals with dark purple-green center. Rare heirloom variety the Hopis. Hopis used as natural dye source for coloring baskets purplish charcoal. Seeds are edible and very easy to hull. Mound soil at the base of the stem to prevent lodging. Attractive to pollinators.
Planting tip: Direct sow outdoors end of May.
Harvesting tip: Harvest when seed heads dry on their stems. Put a brown bag over the flower to secure it away from squirrels and birds.
────────────────────────────────────────────────────────────
Tournesol ‘Hopi Black Dye’
Tige de 8′ de haut. Les têtes de fleurs de 12 à 18 pouces ont des pétales jaune-doré avec un centre violet-vert foncé. Rare variété patrimoniale des Hopis. Les Hopis l’utilisaient comme source de teinture naturelle pour colorer leurs paniers à charbon violets. Les graines sont comestibles et très faciles à décortiquer. Amonceler la terre à la base de la tige pour éviter que les fleurs tombent. Attire les pollinisateurs.
Note d’ensemencement: Semis direct à l’extérieur fin mai.
Note de récolte: Récolte lorsque les têtes de graines sèchent sur leurs tiges. Mettez un sac brun sur la fleur pour la mettre à l’abri des écureuils et des oiseaux.
¸GO seeds/semences-S 23795_»
¸GO seeds/semences-S 23795_»
Seeds/Semences: ~      Germination > 85%      Lot: GOF282      

Additional information

Flower seed count

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.