Sunflower Plants

What’s Eating Sunflowers

Anonymous added on May 8, 2014 | Answered

When I plant my sunflowers, many times squirrels dig them up. However, this year ones that did start to grow are getting cut off about 1/2" above the ground. Do squirrels eat them also or could it be birds? The part of the plant missing is gone completely. Nothing is there at all. Thanks.

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    Answered on May 9, 2014

    There are actually a few pests that like to nibble on sunflowers, especially young ones. Here is an article that you may find helpful:

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