Safflower is a hard white seed the size of a sunflower seed. It is enjoyed by cardinals, grosbeaks, doves and many other species. Squirrels and blackbirds seem to avoid it. Its shell gives it a longer shelf life.
*Please note that due to its size, it is not possible to ship this item. Online orders containing this item must be picked up at the centre.
To prevent food poisoning in birds please remember to:
- Store seeds in a dry cool location such as a garage or a basement. Do not store seeds outside.
- Do not use seeds that are too old. Depending on the seeds, shelf life varies from a few months to a year.
- Do not leave seeds in a feeder for more than 2 weeks.
- Toss seeds that are wet, spoiled or moldy.
To learn more about how to make an attractive and safe garden for birds, visit our Resources page.