Crop: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)
Breeder: Dwarf Tomato Dwarf Tomato Project
OSSI Pledge Date: 1/31/2022
Release Date: 2022
Bred for Organic Systems: Yes
Commercial Availability: Yes
Stability: Finished Variety
80 days, dwarf — The rugose, potato leaf plants of ‘Dwarf Choemato’ produce high yields of medium to large (6 to 12 ounces) smooth, oblate yellow tomatoes with red swirls and streaks that run into the flesh. The meaty tomatoes possess a well-balanced, delicious flavor. The plants average 48 inches in height, and, due to the high yield and weight of the tomatoes, require sturdy support. The ‘Ivalde’ family originated from a cross made by Soren Linnemann between the indeterminate variety ‘Vjerino Paradajiz Sjeme’ and ‘Wherokowhai’. Many volunteers worked on the Ivalde line, but Linda Black selected, and Jason Liang named ‘Dwarf Choemato’, with help from Craig LeHoullier, Bill Minkey, John Dunton and Mike Dunton.