Sunflower can grow from 2 to 5 feet high forming small heads full of black seed high in oil content. The seed makes excellent feed for all game birds, especially doves. The plants are highly preferred by deer when they are young and still growing . It takes about 90 days for seed to mature from germination. Best For: Deer, Turkey, Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit, Birds and Quail. Sunflowers can be grown with almost any wildlife foodplot and provide a high quality oil content seed needed for the healthy growth of all wildlife species.
6-8 lbs per acre (3-4 lbs per acre for mixes)