Can you grow a tomato plant from a tomato slice? To begin, fill a pot or container with potting soil, almost to the top of the container. Slice the tomato into ¼ inch thick slices. Lay the tomato slices cut sides down in a circle around the pot, and lightly cover them with more potting soil. Voila, you have tomato plants!
Can you use seeds from tomatoes to grow?
Find out how to save the seeds of your favourite tomato varieties, to grow again next year. Saving seed from your favourite tomatoes is a simple process and could save you money on buying seeds next year. Most tomatoes are self-pollinating, so the offspring will be identical to the parent plant.
How do you propagate tomatoes from fruit?
Can you plant supermarket tomatoes?
Most ordinary tomatoes you buy from the supermarket are not suitable for seed saving, because they are F1 hybrids. Instead you should look for an heirloom or open pollinated variety to save seeds from, which will produce an identical plant to the original.