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SUN FLOWERS

gr40 (Helianthus annuus)

The major advantages of growing sunflowers are their attraction for bees and the high volume of biomass produced. Can be blended with phacelia or other green manure crops.

Beemeadow: Yes
Height: 200 cm
Lifespan: annnual
Positive for pollinators: Yes
Beemeadow: yes
Seed rate: 300-400 g/100m²
Nutrient requirements: manuring not necessary
Suitable for food production: Yes
Sowing depth: 2-3 cm
Well suited for manual incorporation: Yes

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Explanations

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.