Dwarf Desert Star

Crop: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)

Use/Type: Dwarf

Breeder: Dwarf Tomato Dwarf Tomato Project

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Bred for Organic Systems: Yes

Commercial Availability: Yes

Variety Type: Finished Variety


“70 days, dwarf — ‘Dwarf Desert Star’ has vigorous, bushy, rugose, potato leaf plant that reach three to four feet in height and produce high yields of nearly round, one-ounce, pale yellow colored cherry tomatoes with a balanced, sweet flavor. An excellent salad or snacking tomato. Developed by members of the “”Dwarf Tomato Project,”” ”Dwarf Desert Star’ was selected from the “”Plucky”” family and named by Robin Bort. Numerous project members participated in working on the selection process, including Craig LeHoullier, Patrina Nuske Small, Susan Oliverson, Melissa Fink, Rebecca Gustafson, Nicole Diana, Linda Pugh, Bill Burke, Justin Sieglaff, Georgie Montoni, Jackie Gadbois, Patricia Hippili, Suzanna Dzejachok, Steve Carey, Amber Schneck and Nick Bolkowy, with Bill Minkey growing the release lot. ”

Availability from OSSI Seed Company Partners