Dwarf Saucy Mary
|Dwarf Saucy Mary|
|Growth habit||dwarf, indet.|
|Leaf type||regular, rugose|
|Fruit color||green, striped|
|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. Early to mid-season. Produces loads of 4-6 oz Roma-shaped green-when-ripe fruit with dark and light green stripes, excellent yield and very flavorful. (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 2012-2017 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from the Kiwi line. Sherry Long created the Kiwi family by crossing Dino Eggs with an F2 selection from the Lazy family in 2012. Craig LeHoullier selected and named Dwarf Saucy Mary for his wife Susan's Aunt Mary Kelly. Those who pitched in for the remaining selection and stabilization efforts are Robin Bort, Dan Follett, Bill Yoder, Bill Burke, Chris Mauchline, Nicole Diana, Peter Knight, Patricia Hippeli, Steve Carey, and Donna Marie Kudrak. Bill Minkey grew out the seed for the initial release in 2017.
- Released by Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds and Victory Seed Company in 2018.
- 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.
|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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