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Ever wondered how a giant oak tree can grow from a little acorn? Learn how plants grow from seeds, then join us in planting a seed and watching each day as it grows.
Welcome to the Plant Club! Here you can learn how plants grow from seeds. Then sow your own seed, download our plant diary and keep track as it grows.
You can share any pictures of your developing plants with us on @NHM_Learn.
This story reveals what happens, both under and above ground, as a seed grows into a flowering plant that eventually produces seeds of its own.
If you grow your own seed, you'll know what to watch for at each stage.
You can also download the stages (PDF 405KB), to print out and cut up.
If you'd like to plant your own seed and watch it grow, then you can download this plant diary (PDF 270KB) to record what happens.
The most important thing you will need is patience. Seeds wait for everything to be just right before they start to grow. This might take a few weeks or a few months. Plants that can grow quickly include sunflowers and runner beans. Or you could try growing cress seeds, which are very quick to sprout.
If you don't have any seeds nearby, try seeds that might already be in your food. Seeds from peppers, tomatoes and chillies are a great place to start.
Don't forget to share any pictures of your developing plants with us on @NHM_Learn.