Collecting Basil Seeds

Posted by Alzainah Albabtain on


When basil flowers start to drop and the flower pods turn brown, it's time to collect seeds. Only pollinated flower pods will have seeds in them so dont expect to find seeds in every pod. This is why having bees and beneficial insects in the garden is important.


Cut away the browning stems, and start unwrapping the pods to find the seeds.


It doesn't get easier than this. Now is great time to plant basil seeds, so start collecting!


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  • Thank you Ed!
    Basil is an all around easy plant from seed to seed!

    Alzainah on
  • Thanks for the tips. I have been wanting to start collecting my seed for more things and just didn’t know how. Now I can collect basil!

    Ed on

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