Definition of self-sow in English:
(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed: (as adjective self-sown) a batch of self-sown seedlings
More example sentences
- Plants left standing through winter may self-sow, resulting in seedlings for new plantings or to give away.
- In the rock garden, where the soil is not disturbed by digging, they self-sow prolifically and each spring there are many baby plants.
- Rocket left to go to seed will self-sow so prolifically all over the garden that only once in your life do you have to fork out for a packet.
Definition of self-sow in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan