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We have a Sunflower with 6 heads coming off it... Is this normal. The main head has already flowered?



yes .It has been known to have multiheaded sunflowers , but nothing to worry about.Think of all the seeds you can save at the end of the day for replanting

27 Jul, 2010


If this is a true oddity, I would save the seeds and see if it happens again next year as seed companies are always on the look out for things like that. T & M have a pamphlet on the subject.

27 Jul, 2010


It maybe somthing called fasciation. Normally occurs if the growing tip is damaged wehn small. Is the stem slightly flattened? If it is then you wont get the same 'effect' from saved seeds, fasciation is not genetic

27 Jul, 2010

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