|Growth habit||dwarf, indet.|
|Leaf type||regular, rugose|
|Variety type||created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross|
- ***NEW 2016 Release from Tomato Dwarf Project***. OSSI-Pledged variety. Stout Dwarf (tree-type) plants with rugose regular leaf foliage. Very nicely shaped round oblate and smooth shouldered pink fruits with excellent sweet flavor. 5-8 oz smooth mostly round pink fruit. Avoid letting fruits get over-ripe for the best flavor and texture. (12 seeds / packet)
- Patrina Nuske Small, Australia 16
Year grown: 2016
- Developed in the 2008-2016 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between Wilpena and Cherokee Purple by Patrina Nuske Small in 2008 (Plentiful Family). Named by Patrina after The Coorong, a coastal lagoon with abundant bird-life in South Australia.
- Main growers were Patrina Nuske Small and Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C), with help from Ginny Bishton and Joyce Beggs.
- The seeds for release were produced by Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) and Tatiana Kouchnareva, Anmore, BC (B.C KO T) in 2016.
- 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.
- Introduced commercially by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds in 2017.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Coorong Pink - ripe fruit. 2016-09-25.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Coorong Pink - sliced fruit. 2016-09-25.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2017||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new||.||.|
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