|Growth habit||dwarf, indet.|
|Leaf type||regular, rugose|
|Fruit color||purple, striped|
|Variety type||created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross|
- ***NEW 2014 Release from Tomato Dwarf Project***. OSSI-Pledged variety. Indet. but very compact dwarf (tree-type) plants with regular leaf. Very beautiful fruits, shaped like beefsteaks, lovely pink-purple color with green metallic stripes. 3-8 oz. Outstanding rich flavor, perfect balance of sweetness and acidity. One of the first new dwarf tomatoes to ripen in our 2015 garden. (12 seeds / packet)
- 1. Patrina Nuske Small, Australia 14
- 2. Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 15
Year grown: 2015, 2016
- Developed in the 2011-2014 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between Rosella Purple F4 and Pink Berkeley Tie Dye made by Patrina Nuske Small in 2009 and named Tidy. Selected by Patrina Nuske Small in Australia in F3 generation (2011) and named by Patrina in appreciation of Adelaide Festival of Arts fireworks.
- It was further selected and stabilized by Patrina, Amanda Fischer, Craig LeHoullier, Ted Maiden, Sue Bailey, Jessica Dubin, Bill Yoder, Doug Frank, and Lisa Moore. The starting seed sample was grown and provided by Bill Minkey.
- Released in 2014 in Southern Hemisphere.
- This variety is now associated with the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI)
- The OSSI Pledge - " You have the freedom to use these OSSI seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents, or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives." The seed packets that you share or sell should include this information.
- More information about the development of this cultivar can be found on the Dwarf Tomato Project website.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Adelaide Festival F7 (1) - green fruit. 2015-07-16.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T).Adelaide Festival F7 (1) - ripe fruit. 2015-07-19.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Adelaide Festival (2) - ripe fruit. 2015-09-21.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Adelaide Festival (1) - ripe fruit. 2016-08-20.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Adelaide Festival (2) - ripe fruit. 2016-09-24.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T).Adelaide Festival F7 (1) - sliced fruit. 2015-07-19.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Adelaide Festival (1) - sliced fruit. 2016-08-20.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Adelaide Festival (2) - sliced fruit. 2015-09-16.
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|2017||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds||.||.|
|2016||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new, sold out for 2016
The Sample Seed Shop - new
Victory Seed Company - new
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