harvesting sunflower seeds

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  1. uarelovedbygod

    uarelovedbygod Well-Known Member

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    When is the best time to harvest the sunflower seeds from the flower? I want to replant them next year, so I don't want to pick them before they are mature enough. But I also do not want to leave them out too long and feed too many birds either. :)

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    woodspirit Well-Known Member

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    Cover the heads with paper bags and staple closed
     

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    papaw Well-Known Member

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    OK ... when?
     
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    when they are finished blooming and turning brown.
     
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