|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. Indet. dwarf (tree-type) plants with regular leaf rugose foliage producing lots of smooth oblate bi-colored tomatoes, yellow with with red swirls out, and heavy red coloration in the flesh. The flavor is well balanced and delicious. 3-8 oz. (12 seeds / packet)
- Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 16 / Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B) 16
Year grown: 2016, 2017
- Developed in the 2007-2016 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between New Big Dwarf and Mortgage Lifter, Pesta Strain by Patrina Nuske Small in 2007 and named Pesty.
- Dwarf Caitydid was selected and named by Craig after his daughter, Caitlin, in 2011.
- Main growers were Patrina Nuske-Small and Craig LeHoullier with help from Amanda Fischer, Michael Volk, Doug Frank, Carol Knapp, Richard Watson, Shawn Conant, Simone Pennig, and Laurie Sutherland.
- Released in 2017 via Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds . Seeds for release produced by Bill Minkey of Darien, Wisconsin (WI MI B).
- 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.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2017||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds - new||.||.|
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