Perth Pride

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Perth Pride
Maturity midseason
Growth habit dwarf, indet.
Leaf type regular, rugose
Fruit color purple, black
Fruit shape round, oblate
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type created heirloom
Country USA, Australia
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Mid-season. Dwarf (tree-type) plants with rugose regular foliage and stout central stem, grow to 3-4' tall and are perfect for a large pot. Fruit are blemish-free, smooth and round, 2-6 oz, ripen to a deep purple color. Very good flavor. Fruits do not keep very well after picking. (15 seeds per packet)

Seed source:

Ted Maiden, Tennessee 12/ Tomato Dwarf Project team 2006-2011

Year grown: 2012, 2015(crop failure)

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


From the Dwarf Project. Rugose foliage on a determinate 3.5 foot plant. Great cropper. Ready to eat when the green shoulders fade to purple. Good disease resistance. The flavor rated 8/10. Mid-season, 70 days.

Seed source:

Craig LeHoullier of Raleigh, North Carolina (NC LE C) 11

Year grown: 2011, 2012

Location: LaFollette, Tennessee, USA


  • Developed in the 2006-2011 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between New Big Dwarf and Paul Robeson, made in 2006 by Patrina Nuske Small in Australia and named Happy. This tomato was selected and named by Tessa Millesse who lives in Perth, Western Australia.
  • Variety development was handled by Tessa Millesse, Patrina Nuske Small, Dustin Stober, Craig LeHoullier, Jeanne Krenning, Justin Morse, Nuria Sanchez, Jerry Dickerson and Dana Ivey.
  • Seed production for the initial release was done by Ted Maiden, Tennessee.
  • Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds introduced the variety in 2012.
  • More information about the development of this cultivar can be found on the Dwarf Tomato Project website.


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