Dwarf Black Angus
|Dwarf Black Angus|
|Growth habit||dwarf, indet.|
|Leaf type||regular, rugose|
|Fruit color||black, purple|
|Variety type||created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross|
- ***NEW 2017 Release from Dwarf Tomato Project***. OSSI-Pledged variety. Indet. dwarf (tree-type) plants with regular leaf rugose foliage. 6-12 oz purple fruits, very good yield, excellent flavor. (12 seeds / packet)
- Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 18 / Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 18
Year grown: 2017*
- Developed in the 2013-2017 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from the Cheerful line.
- Patrina Nuske Small created the Cheerful family by crossing Summertime Green with Sweet Adelaide in 2013. Craig LeHoullier selected and named Dwarf Black Angus in honor of his father in law, Harry Angus. Those responsible for additional selection and stabilization work are Denise Salmon, Dee Sackett, Robin Bort, Susan Oliverson, and Bob Franklin. Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) grew out the seed for the initial release.
- This variety is 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.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2018||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new
Victory Seed Company - new
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