Saving Seeds from Cole Crops

Learn how to save seeds from broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, and kale.

The heads of these root-cellared cabbages are harvested for eating, but in the spring, their stalks are planted back into the garden. Although the terminal buds in each head were removed, the plants will form small flower shoots and produce seeds from the lateral buds.
Photo courtesy Seed Savers Exchange