|Growth habit||dwarf, indet.|
|Leaf type||regular, rugose|
|Fruit color||black, purple, striped|
|Variety type||created heirloom, stabilized intentional cross|
- ***NEW 2015 Release from Tomato Dwarf Project***. OSSI-pledged variety. Indet. vigorous dwarf (tree-type) plants with regular leaf rugose foliage. Medium size smooth purple-black beefsteaks with green stripes and beautiful mahogany flesh. Not very seedy, at least the first few fruits. Excellent rich balanced flavor. 4-12 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
- Developed in the 2009-2015 by the members of the Dwarf Tomato Project from a cross between Pink Berkeley Tie Dye and Rosella Purple made by Patrina Nuske Small in 2009 and named Tidy. It was selected and named by Ted Maiden. Stabilization was a collaborative work of Patrina Nuske Small, Craig LeHoullier, Ted Maiden, Bill Yoder, Sue Bailey, Doug Frank, and Bill Minkey.
- Released in 2015 (F9 generation).
- 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.
- More information about the development of this cultivar can be found on the Dwarf Tomato Project website.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Tennessee Suited - ripe fruit. 2016-09-10.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Tennessee Suited - ripe fruit. 2016-09-21.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Tennessee Suited - ripe fruit. 2016-09-29.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Tennessee Suited - sliced fruit. 2016-08-19.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Tennessee Suited - sliced fruit. 2016-09-21.
|Year||Commercial Vendors||Seed Savers Yearbook (Member listings)||Seeds of Diversity (Member listings)|
|2017||Tatiana's TOMATObase Seeds||.||.|
|2016||Heritage Tomato Seed - new||.||.|
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