verb (used without object), self-sowed, self-sown or self-sowed, self-sow·ing. Botany.
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The physalis will self-sow and may become a weed, but it is easily controlled.The Vegetable Garden
And as few of them self-sow, it is necessary to plant and carry over every season.Gardening for Little Girls
Olive Hyde Foster
They self-sow, and the plants of the present year bloom the next.
Many with us self-sow and live through the winter without any protection.