How to sow astrantia seed in summer

Get started on sowing freshly collected astrantia seeds, with help from this quick video guide.

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It’s easy to grow new astrantia plants for free using seeds collected now from an existing plant. In this video clip, Monty Don shows you how to sow freshly gathered seeds of Astrantia ‘White Giant’ into a seed tray. He takes you through the process step by step, explaining the best type of compost to use, how to provide the right conditions for germination, and how long it should take.