Loxton Lad

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Loxton Lad
Maturity midseason
Growth habit dwarf, indet.
Leaf type regular, rugose
Fruit color orange
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size large
Fruit type slicer
Variety type created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross
Country Australia, USA

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***NEW 2015 Release from Tomato Dwarf Project***. OSSI-Pledged variety. Indet. dwarf (tree-type) plants with regular leaf rugose foliage. Delicious orange smooth oblate fruit, 6-10 oz, with a well balanced, delicious flavor; fruit size is generally larger than it's cousin, Loxton Lass. (12 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 16 / Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 16

Year grown: 2015*, 2016

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)



History

  • Developed in the 2009-2015 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between Rosella Purple and Orange Heirloom made by Patrina Nuske Small in 2009 and named Rosy. It was selected and named by Patrina. Selection and stabilization was a collaborative work of Patrina Nuske Small, Doug Frank, Shawn Conant, Patrick Sullivan, Craig LeHoullier, and Bill Minkey.
  • Released in 2015 (F7 generation).
  • 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.



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