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How to Collect and Save Hollyhock seeds

 
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If you grow hollyhock in your garden, you should save some seeds from it every year and sow them. Collecting and saving hollyhock seeds is very simple. The dark circular seeds are thick and flat and easy to handle. Even little kids can join in a hollyhock seed- collecting project.

Most hollyhocks are biennials, so the plants only last two seasons and then don't come back. Gathering their seeds is a very good and smart idea, and nature's way of reproducing. Collecting hollyhock seed is very easy. In fact, because the seed pods and the seeds themselves are large and easy to handle,  it's a fun project for children as well as adults.

With these simple steps, you will learn how to identify when hollyhock seed pods are ready to collect, how to collect, and properly save the seeds for growing next years!
How to Collect and Save Hollyhock Seeds
 
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Thank you!  They're a common and beloved weed in my neighborhood, growing in the cracks between sidewalk and building, and often cared for by the residents.

I've collected many seeds, but not had much luck growing them out.  Do you have tips on when/where/how to grow them?

Many thanks!
 
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You can check out my blog, you will find many tips on how to grow hollyhocks: https://chokrihomeandgarden.blogspot.com/search?q=hollyhock
 
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Thank you!
 
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I collected some hollyhock seeds just this morning!
 
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