How To Harvest Sunflower Seeds For Eating Or Planting

Sunflower seeds are very easy to harvest at the end of the growing season. 

They can be saved for eating or planting next spring + summer!

Wait for the back of the sunflower head to change colors.

The seeds will be loose! 

These are the signs that your sunflower head is ready for harvesting.  

From here, you can cut your sunflower head and get ready to harvest the seeds. 

After harvesting be sure to dry sunflower seeds the right way in order to prevent rot. 

Get more tips for harvesting sunflower seeds on our full post!