Rosella Crimson

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Rosella Crimson
Maturity midseason
Growth habit dwarf, indet.
Leaf type regular, rugose
Fruit color pink
Fruit shape oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross
Country Australia, USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Rosella Crimson - sliced fruit. 2015-08-14.


Indeterminate dwarf (tree-type) plants with regular rugose foliage. Fruits are pink, shaped like beefsteaks, some smaller. 4-13 oz. Very good balanced flavor. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Dwarf Tomato Project 2013

Year grown: 2014, 2015

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


  • Developed in the 2006-2013 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between Budai Torpe and Stump of the World (Sleepy family), made in 2006 by Patrina Nuske Small in Australia.
  • It is the collaborative work of primarily Patrina Nuske Small (who named it), Craig LeHoullier, Linda Black, Denise Sackett, Justin Morse, Bill Minkey, with input from many others.
  • Introduced commercially by The Sample Seed Shop and Heritage Tomato Seed in 2014.
  • More information about the development of this cultivar can be found on the Dwarf Tomato Project website.


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