Sun flowers - Knowledgebase Question

Sequim, Wa
Question by norman_smith
September 20, 2008
How can I tell when Sun flowers are ready yo pick??


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Answer from NGA
September 20, 2008

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When sunflowers begin to mature the heads will droop down towards the ground and the backs of the heads will turn from green to a light tan. You can cut the heads from the stalks at that time and then set them on newspapers (face side up) in a dry, airy place such as a shed or garage. When they are completely dry the heads will begin to warp out of shape and the seeds should pull out easily.

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