Armor® Sportsman CL

$240.00 bag

Interested in an elite sunflower hybrid that is positioned for planting general wildlife food plots? The Armor Sportsman CL is for you! This high quality, uniform size graded seed product is a great fit if you’re looking for an affordable and elite product.

Seed Size: 4

Package Size: 25 lb bag (treated)

Total Price:

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Product Guide

Product Information

  • Minimum germ guarantee > 70%
  • Variety not specific
  • Actual seed size, seeds per pound, and maturity is found on tag

ARMOR SEED is a registered trademark of Winfield Solutions, LLC. Because of factors outside of Winfield Solutions’ control, results to be obtained, including but not limited to yields, financial performance, profits, losses or otherwise, cannot be predicted or guaranteed by Winfield Solutions, LLC. The UNIQUE CLEARFIELD SYMBOL and CLEARFIELD are registered trademarks of BASF.


  • Seeding Rate:
    • Row Planting: 20,000 seeds/acre (3 lbs/acre)
    • Seeder: 25,000 seeds/acre (4 lbs/acre)
    • Broadcasting: 30,000 seeds/acre (5 lbs/acre)
  • Seed Depth:
    • Row: 1.5″ – 2″
    • Broadcast/Drag: 1.5″
  • Planting Dates: aim for soil temperatures above 50 degrees F at 2″ deep
    • Zone 1: Mid May – June
    • Zone 2: Mid April – May
    • Zone 3: April – Early May
    • Zone 4: Mid May – June


For best results, take soil samples about a month before planting – adjust fertility levels based on soil sample results.

  • Pre-plant application: 200 lbs/ac of 25-5-25 fertilizer blend
  • In-season application: 200 lbs/ac of 25-5-25 fertilizer blend

Weed Control

Armor Dove Pro seed products utilize the Clearfield® Production System trait, which is produced with conventional breeding for use with Beyond® herbicide to control post-emergent weeds.

This is a great option for no-till or minimum-till sunflower areas, or fields containing weeds that are hard to control with other herbicides.

  • Burndown: Burndown with 22 oz Roundup PowerMAX® (0.77 acid equivalent glyphosate)/acre and disk prior to planting
  • Pre-emerge at seeding: Burndown with 22 oz Roundup PowerMAX® (0.77 acid equivalent glyphosate)/acre after planting and prior to sunflower emergence
  • Post-emerge: Apply 4 oz/acre Beyond® herbicide (Imazamox) when sunflowers reach 2-8 leaf stages – earlier in that window will provide better control than later