OF THE NATIONS SUNFLOWERS ARE PRODUCED IN ND
ND ACRES OF SUNFLOWERS WERE HARVESTED IN 2016
The wild sunflower is native to North America but commercialization of the plant took place in Russia
- the scientific name for SUNFLOWERS
Do sunflowers really follow the sun? When the plant is in the bud stage, it tends to track the movement of the sun across the horizon. Once the flower opens into the radiance of yellow petals, it faces east. No one knows why.
- Sunflowers are native to North America
ND is #1 in sunflower production
Sunflowers can grow 8-12 FEET in just 6 MONTHS
Each sunflower can contain as many as 2,000 seeds
There are more than 60 varieties of sunflowers in the US
Sunflower oil is able to soften leather, condition hair, wounds, and also used as cooking oil, medicine paint, animal feed, bio-diesel and many other things!