How To Save Squash Seed

How To Save Squash Seed. Well, i have to collect seed for my next generation yellow squash so why not do a how to video on saving summer squash seed. Make sure you choose mature heirloom variety fruits.

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Top off with water and leave to ferment. This may take a day or two. Scoop out the seeds with as little of the fruits' flesh as possible.

Add Enough Water To Cover The Seeds And Pulp And Cap The Jar Tightly.

How to save squash seeds for next year? Once dry you can collect the seeds and store them in paper envelopes until you are ready to plant them next year! Using your knife, slice the edges of the inner seed cavity, to help remove all the seeds, pulp and strings.

Dry For An Additional Three Days Or Until The Seeds Are No Longer Moist.

Make sure you choose mature heirloom variety fruits. If it's green, it's not ready. If possible, avoid harvesting seeds from squash that are cracked or soft, since they may have been exposed to bacteria.

Start Seed Indoors In Peat Pots Filled With Seed Starting Mix.

Scoop out the seeds with as little of the fruits' flesh as possible. Rinse your seeds through a colander. Scoop the seeds out and place in a sieve.

Clearly Label The Container With The Variety Of Squash And The Date.

Using a sharp knife, cut both ends of the squash and cut the remaining part in half. Wash the seeds to remove any flesh and strings. For seed saving i like to use coin envelopes.

Drain Off The Fermented Water.

Top off with water and leave to ferment. Store them this way in a place that is dry and out of direct. Pick as much of the flesh out of the seeds as you can, and remove any seeds you nicked while.