Permaculture companion plants for Common Sunflower

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Apricot Apricot
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_armeniaca
Medium
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
4-8
Trees
light (sandy), medium
Rosaceae
9.0
Fruit, Seed
Oil
Animal feed, Attracts insects
Perennial
Deciduous
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Prunus armeniaca
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Runner Bean Runner Bean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phaseolus_coccineus
Fast
Moist
full sun
1-12
Scarlet runner, Scarlet Runner Bean, Scarlet Conqueror, Fire Bean, Mammoth, Red Giant Phaseolus coccineus ssppolyanthus (Cache Bean)
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Fabaceae or Leguminosae
3.0
Flowers, Leaves, Root, Seed, Seedpod
Annual, Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Phaseolus coccineus
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Cucumber Cucumber
Fruit, Leaves
Vines
9-11
Annual
full sun
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
1 week after last frost
2-3 weeks before last frost
1 week after last frost date
2
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucumber
Cucurbitaceae
Gurke
50-65
23cm
6.0-6.8
15-30°C (60-85°F)
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Cucumis sativus
true
fruit
Annual, self-fertile climber whose fruit is a popular ingredient for salads. #### Propagation Direct sow when soil is warm enough in early summer. Sow seeds individually indoors 3-4 weeks before planting outside into warm soil. Use bottom heat if possible. Transplant when plants develop third leaf. #### Medicinal Fruit is depurative, diuretic, emollient, purgative and resolvent #### Links [Cucumber @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/patio-snacker) Show

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Bell pepper Bell pepper
Medium
Moist
full sun
10-11
Cayenne Pepper, Chili Pepper, Christmas Pepper, Red Pepper, Ornamental Chili Pepper
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
1.0
Paprika, Gemüsepaprika
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum annuum
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Jalapeño Chili Jalapeño Chili
Jalapeño
Annual
Can be eaten green. Show

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Habanero Habanero The habanero is a hot variety of chili pepper. Unripe habaneros are green, and they color as they mature. The most common color variants are orange and red, but the fruit may also be white, brown, yellow, green, or purple. Typically, a ripe habanero is 2–6 cm (0.8–2.4 in) long. Habanero chilis are very hot, rated 100,000–350,000 on the Scoville scale. The habanero's heat, flavor and floral aroma make it a popular ingredient in hot sauces and other spicy foods. Show

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Peruvian Rocoto Peruvian Rocoto
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capsicum_pubescens
Moist
full sun
8-11
Rocoto
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Solanaceae
3.0
Rocoto Chili, Baumchili
Fruit
Perennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Capsicum pubescens
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Brussel Sprouts Brussel Sprouts
Moist
full sun, partial sun/shade
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
Brassicaceae or Cruciferae
1.2
Rosenkohl
Leaves
Biennial
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Brassica oleracea gemmifera
A leaf vegetable in the cabbage family. Show

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Squash Squash
Flowers, Fruit, Leaves, Seed
Vines
2-11
Annual
full sun, partial sun/shade
Moist
light (sandy), medium, heavy (clay)
seed - transplant
after last frost
0.6
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cucurbita_moschata
Fast
Crookneck squash
Cucurbitaceae
Kürbis
Oil
https://pfaf.org/User/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Cucurbita moschata
boiled root is galactogogue, anthelmintic
5.5-5.9
sow seeds in pots in a greenhouse
2 weeks
An annual plant growing on the ground through vines. Fruits can get very large. Drains heavily nutrition and therefor needs good soil. Show

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Cucamelon Cucamelon
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Melothria_scabra
Cucamelon, Mexikanische Mini-Gurke
Vines
full sun
60-70
23cm
6.5-7.0
15-30°C (60-85°F)
Mouse melon
at last frost
3-4 weeks before last frost
Annual
seed - direct sow, seed - transplant
1 week after last frost
Corn, Sunflowers and any other high growing plant, can act as a trellis. #### Propagation Direct sow when soil temperatures reach 15°C (60°F). Plant inside 3-4 weeks before planting outside, and use bottom-heat to help germination. Transplant when plant develop their third true leaf. #### Links [Cucamelon @ West Coast Seeds](https://www.westcoastseeds.com/products/cucamelon) Show

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