Tomato Seeds

zzeasy(z6 PA)March 16, 2014

I saved some Campari tomato seeds and after 6 days no moldy crust had formed so I just rinsed and am drying the seeds. Think they will grow or should I try another batch? Don't remember if mold formed last year- but about half of seeds sprouted and tomatoes were great.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
digdirt2(6b-7a No.Cent. AR HZ8 Sun-35)

Will probably do fine. Fermentation is the ideal as it disinfects the seed and can speed germination later but is not required for seed viability.

Dave

    Bookmark   March 17, 2014 at 2:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
gardener_mary(6 MA)

You could try the method from Winter Sown. Org. It only takes 30 minutes to remove the gel and disinfect your seeds and you don't have to grow mold.

Good Gardening, Mary

Here is a link that might be useful: Winter Sown. Org - How to save Tomato Seeds

    Bookmark   March 31, 2014 at 1:47AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Wanted: Paulownia seeds
Topic title says it all. I do have a lot of stuff to...
rozenkruetz
When to expect sunflowers to form seeds?
When can I expect my sunflowers to form seeds? I was...
invisigoth
Seed Harvesting & Cleaning Instructions
Jonna Sudenius has made these wonderful videos on seed...
phylis
Jackmanii Clematis
I have a Jackmanii clematis out back that has seeds...
uptomyeyeballs
Tomatillo Seed Saving
I would appreciate any help re: how to save Tomatillo...
bluelytes
Sponsored Products
Feiss Lumiere 15" High Bronze Outdoor Wall Light
Lamps Plus
Cirrus 36 by Kalco Lighting
$998.00 | Lumens
Rustic Craftsman Coach Wall Lantern
Lightology
0cc Syringe with Plastic Needle for EC/pH Tests - AD207079
$16.99 | Hayneedle
Glomar Wall Mounted 1-Light Outdoor White Wall Lantern Cube Lantern with Clear
$23.99 | Home Depot
Clear Seeded Glass French Wired Lamp
$69.99 | zulily
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™