Photo Credit: Old Farmer's Almanac
Year-round growing season
Full sun is preferred
Moderate amount of water
Soil needs to have good drainage
The bigger and taller the container, the better. Varieties of sunflower also needs to be noted
Can sow seeds directly in the soil
Apart from acting as green manure, sunflower can also absorb heavy metals from soil, cleaning the contaminated soil.
Apart from seeds, the petals of edible sunflowers can also be used as colourful and bittersweet garnishes for dishes.