Peredovik Sunflower

  • Warm season annual
  • High in oil content
  • Used as cover crop
  • Produce large quantities of biomass
  • Promote pollinators

Quantity is per pound. Example: 1 = 1 lb, 2 = 2 lbs, 3 = 3lbs, etc. This is pure seed, not a live plant.


Peredovik Sunflower aka Peredovik Black Sunflower are a warm season annual. They form black heads 2-5 feet tall and are high in oil content. They have strong taproots with spreading branch roots.

Use Peredovik sunflower as a Cover Crop. They can produce large quantities of biomass, contribute to soil health and promote pollinators. Be aware that they become woody early in maturity, and can only be used as forage for a short time. They are best used to draw in birds and other pollinators to the field.

Use Peredovik black sunflower in food plots for Deer, Turkey, Duck, Dove, Pheasant, Rabbit & Quail. Doves especially love the seeds. Deer will seek out sunflowers when plants are young.

Planting April-July, broadcast or drill no deeper than ½”. Plants reach full maturity about 110 days after germination.

*** Click on the “Quick Plant Facts” tab above for more information or visit: USDA Plant Guide

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Many plants have more than one common and scientific name. We've listed a few of them below.

  • Peredovik Sunflower
  • Helianthus annuus

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