Saving Tomato Seeds

Gold Post Medal for All Time! 677 Posts
October 21, 2018

Saving Tomato SeedsHere is another way to save tomato seeds for next season.



  1. Cut your tomato in half and scoop out the seeds and put them in a jar.
  2. Saving Tomato Seeds
  3. Add up to a cup of water so the seeds will float in the mixture.
  4. Saving Tomato Seeds
  5. Cover the top of the jar with a paper towel secured with a rubber band. Place in a warm place.
  6. Saving Tomato Seeds
  7. After a few days there will be mold forming on the top. The pulp will start separating from the seeds. This is what you want. You will also see seeds floating to the top.
  8. Saving Tomato Seeds

  9. When you have a lot of mold on top you are ready to save the good seeds that remain on the bottom. Take the mold and the seeds that floated to the top and throw them out.
  10. Put the remainder in a fine mesh sieve and rinse with water. You want to rinse as much of the remaining pulp away.
  11. Saving Tomato Seeds
    Saving Tomato Seeds
  12. Let them dry in the sieve.
  13. Saving Tomato Seeds
  14. Then transfer to a paper towel to dry completely. This can take a couple of weeks.
  15. Saving Tomato Seeds

  16. Label and place in a plastic bag. Store in a cool, dry place.
Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 2
Read More Comments

More Solutions

Share on ThriftyFunThis page contains the following solutions. Have something to add? Please share your solution!

Gold Post Medal for All Time! 677 Posts
September 6, 2016

You will save money by saving seeds from tomatoes you grew this year, rather than buying plants already started next spring. It is easy to do.

dried seeds on napkin

Comment Pin it! Was this helpful? 1
In This Page
Home and Garden Gardening SeedsSeptember 8, 2016
New Years Ideas!
Christmas Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-12-07 10:11:10 in 3 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.