Black Oil Sunflower, Helianthus spp. seed
Helianthus spp.

Black Oil Sunflower

Grain is used for oil and meal; meal provides quality livestock feed; extremely popular food source for birds; may be left in the field for winter bird food.

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General Product Information
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    FACU
  • Midwest
    FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    FAC
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    FAC
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Drought:
    Moderate
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    7,000
  • Seeding Rate:
    Expect to apply about 20 lb per acre.
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fluffy
Included in mixes

$1.44/lb

Description

Dwarf Sorghum/Red Milo is attractive to mourning doves in the fall. It stands upright in snow and makes emergency food during the winter for turkey, pheasants and deer. White Proso Millet and Black Oil Sunflower are extremely popular and effective for all birds. Buckwheat is extremely popular with mourning doves, turkey and deer. Seed before July 1st, preferably in May-June, in full sun and well-drained soils. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Summer

ColorSearchTerms

Yellow

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