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How to save seed for heirlooms plant?(remain purity)

Posted by louis_c (My Page) on
Wed, Jun 4, 08 at 2:54

I have some heirloom tomato(Rutger) and other plant. I wonder is there any way to save the seed and grow into the same plant as their parent(remain purity).

Should I use self-pollination or sow two~four of the same variety, then hand pollinate them(isolate them from other tomato variety)?

Anyone know what technique commercial grower use to achieve this purpose?

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RE: How to save seed for heirlooms plant?(remain purity)

This link deals with Saving Tomato Seed
Saving tomato seed

You may want to check the FAQ at the top of the Growing Tomato Thread here at Garden Web Forums for related information about growing tomatoes.

Good luck!

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