Sunflower, Tarahumara

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Approx. 100 seeds.

(H. annuus) A well-adapted introduction, most likely of Canadian Mennonite origin, later adopted by the Tarahumara tribe. Solid gold flowers are 8-10" in diameter. Primarily ivory-colored edible seeds with an occasional striped seed. Tolerant of poor conditions. Plants grow 6-9' tall. Annual, 80 days.

 

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