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How Fast Do Sunflower Seeds Grow?

By Jenn Mercer ; Updated September 21, 2017

Sunflower seeds take 10 to 14 days to germinate, and they bloom two months after germination. Their mature height can vary from 18 inches to 15 feet, depending on variety.


About the Author


Jenn Mercer is a Writer, Poet, and Translator (French > English) living in Raleigh, NC. She has Bachelors degrees in both English (Creative Writing) and French from NC State University. Mercer has been published in the Grapevine, Astropoetica, Talkin Blues, Nth Degree, the CATI Quarterly, The Fix, and Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids.