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leke
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Why are some seeds tagged with F1 at the end of their name?

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It means they are a hybrid. If you save seed from this hybrid plant it will not grow true the next time.

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Hi, Thanks for the reply.
I'm after the Micro Tom tomatos. So if I see them without F1 after the name, does this means they are stabilized and will produce the same (true) plant from the next crop's seed?

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From what I understand the Micro Tom is an open pollinated variety so all seeds are true.



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