|Growth habit||dwarf, indet.|
|Leaf type||regular, rugose|
|Fruit color||golden, yellow|
|Variety type||created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross|
- ***NEW 2014 Release from Tomato Dwarf Project***. Indet. dwarf plants with regular rugose foliage. 3-10 oz bright golden yellow fruits with light yellow flesh. Ruffled shoulders. Very good balanced flavor. (15 seeds / packet)
- 1. Patrina Nuske Small, Australia 14
- 2. Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 15 / Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 15
Year grown: 2015, 2016
- The vigorous dwarf regular leaf plants are among the taller growing of the dwarfs. Producing a good yield of medium to medium large sized (6-12 ounces) oblate bright yellow tomatoes, with occasional lobing, Banksia Queen has delicious juicy pale yellow flesh with a good balance of sweet and tart.
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
- Developed in the 2009-2014 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between Golden Dwarf Champion and Elbe. Selected by Patrina Nuske Small in Australia in F2 generation (2009). Named by Patrina after an Australian native flower species Banksia.
- Stabilization was the collaborative work of Patrina Nuske Small, Jon Schmuck, Gary Woods, Susan Oliverson, Bill Yoger, Susan Dzejachok, Danny Lee Turner, Shawn Connant, and Craig LeHoullier.
- Released in 2014 in Southern Hemisphere.
- More information about the development of this cultivar can be found on the Dwarf Tomato Project website.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Banskia Queen (2) - ripe fruit. 2015-08-18.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Banskia Queen (1) - ripe fruit. 2015-09-09.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Banskia Queen (2) - sliced fruit. 2015-08-18.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Banksia Queen (1) - sliced fruit. 2016-10-17.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Banskia Queen (1) - sliced fruit. 2015-09-09.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2017||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds||.||.|
|2016||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new, sold out for 2016||.||.|
|2015||Victory Seed Company - new||.||.|
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