Tomato Plants

Watering Tomatoe Seeds


Anonymous added on February 14, 2018 | Answered

This ia for a science project. Could you tell me why you should or should not water tomatoe seeds with water? Same with just milk and again with just coffee and why?


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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on February 15, 2018

To germinate tomato seeds (get them to start growing), you need to give them moisture, as explained here:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/growing-tomatoes-from-seed.htm

Milk or coffee might work, but they might have different effects on the seeds than water does. Think about the pH (acidity) of milk or coffee and how that might affect seeds.

This article has more information:
http://www.scienceforkidsclub.com/seed-germination.html

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