Peredovik Black Oil Sunflower Seed – food for the birds!

Lovely update and thank you for sharing and have a blessed day

giantveggiegardener

peredovik-sunflower heads Close up of Peredovik sunflower heads-after the flower petals fall exposing the seeds

peredovik-sunflower Peredovik Black Oil Sunflower in bloom

Today I planted my Peredovik Black Oil Sunflower Seed from Russia. They are the black oil sunflower seeds that the birds love to eat and this is the variety that is in your bird seed mix that you buy in the store. They are particularly good because they are high in natural fat giving the birds energy. This makes them the best choice of sunflower for feeding birds although the birds love all varieties of sunflower seeds.

I got mine this year fromSouthern Seed Exchange this year and can’t wait for them to come up. Just plant like any other sunflower seed mixed in your garden with other flowers. They have multiple heads on each stalk. They won’t be as tall as some of the giant sunflowers usually reaching 4-5…

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