Sunflower - Knowledgebase Question

Jericho, NY
Question by LEEBALDUCCI
July 12, 2000
How do you dry cut sunflowers in your home, stem and all?


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Answer from NGA
July 12, 2000

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To harvest them for sunflower seeds, usually they are nearly dry when you cut them off the plant. Then set the heads on racks or in one layer on the floor to dry in a well ventilated place. In my experience sunflowers do not make very good dried flowers.

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