Daytona is a medium-maturity, high-oleic oil sunflower hybrid. It is a very uniform, short-statured, modified single-cross hybrid. Daytona's short stature, maturity and wide adaptation make it a good hybrid in all sunflower production areas.
Key: 1 least desirable to 10 most desirable.
Sunflowers should be planted 1 to 1 1/2 inches deep. Planting sunflower can begin anytime after soils have warmed to 50 degrees F. One of the real advantages of sunflower is that its vigorous growth and robust size make it very competitive with most weeds.