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gv
30/08/2013 at 01:51

hi i need advice what to do now. i grew a mammoth sunflower plant. it always drooped and now the petals are dying. 

my questions....

1. are there any seeds in it?

2. if yes, how do i harvest them?

here are some pics from today...

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30217.jpg?width=256&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30218.jpg?width=256&height=350&mode=max

 

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30219.jpg?width=768&height=350&mode=max

 

30/08/2013 at 07:21

It looks like it badly needed water. The whole centre disc of the flower is all seeds, but leave them until the whole plant has dried up, otherwise the seeds won't be ripe. If you are a wildlife friend, leave it completely alone and the birds will come and pick the seeds when they are ripe.

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