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Q.Why Are The Sunflower Seeds I Planted Looking Like Courgette Plants??

Zone Chelmsford essex cm07ba uk | Sazzyjayne added on June 21, 2023 | Answered

Last year after visiting the local sunflower fields we brought home a dead head. , dried it out and this year planted them as they were looking like sunflowers but then not growing upwards but more outwards and the heads are looking like courgette plants… please help i feel like i must be going mad as i know what i planted ?????? Many thanks sarah-jayne Holmes

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Answered on June 21, 2023

Unfortunately, your photos did not come through. I am unable to see the issue at hand. It sounds like maybe something else took over and killed off your sunflowers, or possibly that they need more lighting! IN the meantime, this collection of articles will help you to care for your sunflowers:


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