Mallee Rose

Crop: Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum)

Use/Type: Dwarf

Breeder: Dwarf Tomato Dwarf Tomato Project

OSSI Pledge Date: 1/27/2017

Release Date: 1/27/2017

Bred for Organic Systems: Yes

Commercial Availability: Yes

Variety Type: Finished Variety


Mallee Rose originated from a cross between Rosella Purple and Orange Heirloom made by Patrina Nuske Small in 2009 named Rosy F1. Mallee Rose​ is a mid-season rugose regular leaf dwarf producing abundant medium-large 6 – 10 oz oblate pink fruit which are sweet with a meaty juicy texture. Plants reach about a metre+/ 3-4 ft by end of season and become heavy with fruit requiring staking. As with other pink varieties, avoid letting fruits get over-ripe for the best flavour and texture. This variety was selected and named by Patrina after an endangered native West Australian Eucalypt called Rose Mallee.

Availability from OSSI Seed Company Partners