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Rinsing tomato seeds

Rinsing tomato seeds

In hot summer weather, it only takes about three or four days for a full scum of fungus to form on top of fermenting tomato seeds. I scoop the scum off with my fingers, pour off the yucky water, rinse a couple of times with clean water, then let the seeds dry. Now we're ready for another year of no-cost tomatoes!

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Why do you allow fungus to grow on tomato seeds then wash them off? Wouldn't just drying them and then putting them somewhere where they won't get wet be just as good?
Comment by Nayan Tue Aug 1 06:28:22 2017

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