Dwarf Tomato Project Introductions
( Solanum lycopersicum formerly Lycopersicon esculentum )

An opportunity for space-challenged gardeners to experience the different colors and delicious flavors of heirloom varieties of compact plants. These varieties were all made possible and made available to you by the "Dwarf Tomato Project" - A group of all volunteer, amateur, hobby gardeners led by Craig LeHoullier and Patrina Nuske-Small. See below for the rest of the story.
Each packet contain approximately 20 seeds unless otherwise noted.
Click on variety's picture or name below for more information and quantity pricing options (where available).

[ Although we do our best to separate seeds before packaging, you may find small clumps of multiple seeds in your packet. Separate into individual seeds before planting. ]

[Growing Guide & More Information] [About Tomato Colors]

Please remember that maturity dates are from time of setting plants into the garden. Additionally these dates will vary from location to location and even from year to year. They are for rough planning purposes only.

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Adelaide Festival Tomato
Rich purple fruits and green stripes that ripen to olive-gold. Excellent balanced flavor.
$2.75
Aussie Drop Tomato
Heart shaped, two to seven oz., red-brown colored fruit. They have a mild, yet rich and slightly sweet, flavor.
$2.75
Banana Toes Tomato
Early maturing, extremely compact but productive plants; Fruit borne in clusters of 4 to 6, elongated, paste-type, 2-4 oz., yellow ripening to orange color.
$2.75
Banksia Queen Dwarf Tomato
Delicious, juicy, pale-yellow flesh with a good balance of sweet and tart.
$2.75
Barossa Fest Tomato
Smooth, globe shaped, pale yellow fruits with a bit of blossom-end blush; juicy with a nice sweet flavor and tart aftertaste.
$2.75
Big Green Dwarf Tomato
Nice, well balanced, medium intensity flavor that is fruity, sweet and somewhat melon-like.
$2.75
Boronia Dwarf Tomato
Resembles 'Cherokee Purple' but on a compact, determinate dwarf plant.
$2.75
BrandyFred Dwarf Tomato
Purplish-black, 10-16 oz. fruit possessing a rich, well-balanced delicious flavor.
$2.75
Bundaberg Rumball Tomato
Productive, 2 to 3 oz., round, chocolate-colored fruit with delightful, balanced, sweet flavor.
$2.75
Chocolate Champion Tomato
Fruits are 2-6 oz., red with chocolate-brown shoulders with a nicely balanced and very tasty flavor. Productive.
$2.75
Chocolate Lightning Dwarf Tomato
Smooth, slightly oblate, 4-8 oz., chocolate colored with jagged green and gold stripes.
$2.75
Clare Valley Pink Tomato
Round, pink, small to medium sized tomatoes with a nice balanced flavor.
$2.75
Clare Valley Red Tomato
Beautiful, globe shaped, small to medium sized, red colored tomatoes on sturdy, compact plants.
$2.75
Coorong Pink Tomato
Large yields of small to medium pink fruits. Smooth-skinned with a well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Almandine Tomato
Paste-type, 4 oz., dark pink color with darker shoulders, with a pleasant, balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Amy's Ohio Tomato
Globe to oblate shaped, average 3 oz. but can reach ten oz.; yellow-skinned with green flesh delivering a well-balanced, slightly sweet flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Andy's Forty Tomato
Oblate shaped, brown colored with vertical green stripes, 4-8 oz., mildly balanced, slightly sweet flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Arctic Rose Tomato<br><b>SOLD OUT for 2020</b>
Fruits are smooth, round to oblate, 3 to 8 ounce and ripen pink. Nice balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Audrey's Love Tomato
Paste-type fruit, 2-4 oz., red with green striping, juicy with a mild, balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Awesome Tomato
Yellow with red streaking, 6-8 ounce, round to oblate-shaped, fruits with excellent flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Barossa Moon Tomato
Ivory-colored, 2-4 oz. fruit ranging from round to oval in shape and deliver a mildly sweet, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Beauty King Tomato
Medium-sized, oblate-shaped, red fruit with vertical gold striping. Rich, balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Bendigo Blush Tomato
Oval shaped, pink colored, 1-2 oz., cherry tomatoes with a sweet, well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Bendigo Dawn Tomato
Productive; small, 1-2 oz., pink, slightly oval-shaped, cherry sized tomatoes that are very tasty.
$2.75
Dwarf Bendigo Drop Tomato
Oval shaped, pink colored, cherry tomatoes. Excellent for snacking.
$2.75
Dwarf Bendigo Moon Tomato
Tons of oval shaped, ivory to pale yellow, 1-2 oz, cherry tomatoes. Perfect for salads and snacking.
$2.75
Dwarf Bendigo Rose Tomato
Slightly plum shaped, pink, large cherry-type tomatoes; average 1-2 oz. each.
$2.75
Dwarf Beryl Beauty Tomato
Dwarf plants. Bright green. Flavor is balanced, full and delicious.
$2.75
Dwarf Black Angus Tomato
Smooth skinned, 6-12 oz., oblate shaped, purple fruits with a rich, well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Blazing Beauty Tomato
The flavor sparkles with an ample tart bite and is quite intense.
$2.75
Dwarf Caitydid Tomato
Smooth, oblate, yellow with red swirls. The flavor is well balanced and delicious.
$2.75
Dwarf CC McGee Tomato
Productive plants, 4-8 oz., ivory colored, oblate shaped tomatoes with elements of both sweet and tart in a full, delicious flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Confetti Tomato
Delicious, 8-12 oz., round to slightly oblate shaped, bright yellow fruit with yellow and pink stripes.
$2.75
Dwarf Crimson Sockeye Tomato
Large yields of medium pink fruits. Smooth-skinned with a well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Dainty Isabel Tomato
Dark pink (clear skin over dark red flesh), 2-5 oz., flattened-globe shaped fruits with a well-balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Desert Star Tomato
Productive. Fruit are nearly round, 1 oz., pale yellow, cherry-type with a balanced, sweet flavor. And excellent salad or snacking tomato.
$2.75
Dwarf Egypt Yellow Tomato
Beautiful, oblate shaped, bright yellow colored, 6-12 oz. tomatoes with juicy and mild.
$2.75
Dwarf Emerald Giant Tomato
Essentially a dwarfed version of 'Green Giant'.
$2.75
Dwarf Firebird Sweet Tomato
Medium-sized, oblate-shaped, pink fruit with gold striping. Rich, balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Franklin County Tomato
Productive plants; small, 2-4 oz., red, oblate-shaped, cherry-type fruits.
$2.75
Dwarf Galen's Yellow Tomato
Slightly oblate, one ounce, golden-yellow colored cherry tomatoes with a balanced, sweet flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Golden Gypsy Tomato
Its flavors are intense, tangy, and simply delicious.
$2.75
Dwarf Golden Heart Tomato
Blunt, heart-shaped, yellow fruit possessing a delightful, balanced, sweet flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Goldfinch Tomato
Medium to large, up to ten ounces or more, bright yellow colored, oblate shaped tomatoes with a well balanced, delightful flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Grandpa Gary's Green Tomato
Globe to slightly oblate, yellowish-green, 4-6 oz., mild, lightly sweet and tart, well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Grinch Tomato
Fruit are oblate to slightly heart shaped, 6-16 oz., green fleshed, with a rich, delightful, slightly sweet, tangy flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Hannah's Prize Tomato
Globe to oblate, red with with some vertical green striping, 6-12 oz., fruits with a nice, well-balanced, slightly tart flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Hazy's Dream Tomato
Medium sized, round, purple colored fruit, that average about four ounces each. They have a pleasant,well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Jade Beauty Tomato
Sweet, round, are green when ripe but can have a hint of pink blush on their blossom end.
$2.75
Dwarf Jasmine Yellow Tomato
Medium sized, four ounce, yellow colored, round shapes tomatoes with a well balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Jeremy's Stripes Tomato<br><b>Sold Out</b>
Round, two ounce (on average), orange colored fruit with green stripes, and an excellent, well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Kelly Green Tomato
Round, green, 3-6 oz. with a well balanced, full, and delicious flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Laura's Bounty Tomato<br><b>Not Available for 2020</b>
Medium sized, four ounce, orange colored, paste-type tomatoes possess a pleasant, balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Lemon Ice Tomato
Yellow, heart-shaped fruits that are meaty and have a good, mild, slightly tart flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Mahogany Tomato
Fruits are deep red with chocolate colored shoulders, mild and slightly tart in flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Mandurang Moon Tomato
Oval shaped, ivory colored, 1-2 oz., cherry tomatoes with an excellent, well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Mary's Cherry Tomato
Round to oblate, purple, small, 2-4 oz., with an excellent, complex flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Maura's Cardinal Tomato<br><b>SOLD OUT for 2020</b>
Medium sized, four to eight ounce, red colored, round tomatoes with a well balanced, delicious flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Melanie's Ballet Tomato
Pink, 2-4 ounce, paste-type tomatoes with an excellent, slightly sweet flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Metallica Tomato
Fruit are 4-16 oz., are pink in color with green stripes, oblate to slightly heart shaped, and slightly sweet and tangy.
$2.75
Dwarf Mint Streak Tomato
Elongated, globe shape, 2-5 oz., golden-green with green stripes; Flavor is described as being mild with a slightly tart finish.
$2.75
Dwarf Moby's Cherry Tomato
Bright yellow to orange colored, flattened-globe shaped, one to two ounce cherry-type fruit.
$2.75
Dwarf Moliagul Moon Tomato
Oblate, ivory to yellow colored, 2-6 oz., fruit with a well balanced, slightly sweet and tangy, flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Mr. Snow Tomato
Dwarf plants with smooth, oblate, 6-10 oz., lovely ivory colored fruits.
$2.75
Dwarf Mystic Lady Tomato
Productive, four to six ounce, pink colored, round shaped tomatoes with a well balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Numbat Tomato
Medium small round tomatoes, striped with green and gold on the outside, and green, tart, tasty flesh. It is very prolific.
$2.75
Dwarf Orange Cream Tomato
The flavor is superb - intense, rich, and with a lively tang.
$2.75
Dwarf Parfait Tomato
Medium to large, 6-12 oz., clear skinned, green fleshed tomatoes with a distinct orange core and a well balanced, delightful flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Peppermint Stripes Tomato
Oblate, green with light and dark green and pink striped skin, green with pink marbling, 8-12 oz., delicious slicer.
$2.75
Dwarf Perfect Harmony Tomato
Productive plants. Medium-large, up to 20 ounce, bright orange colored, oblate shaped tomatoes with a distinctly tart, full flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Pink Opal Tomato
Cherry-type fruits, 1-3 oz., pink colored with an excellent flavor. Very productive.
$2.75
Dwarf Pink Passion Tomato
Early and productive. Heart-shaped, pink fruit with a delightful, balanced, sweet flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Purple Heart Tomato
Productive, medium to large sized (6-16 oz.) heart shaped purple tomatoes.
$2.75
Dwarf Round Robin Tomato
Fruit are thick and meaty, globe shaped,2-3 oz., dark red color, with darker shoulders and green stripes; well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Russian Swirl Tomato
Medium sized (four to twelve ounce), bi-color, oblate-shaped fruits.
$2.75
Dwarf Sarah's Red Tomato
Blocky, red-colored fruits, weigh from 4-10 ounces each. Very good flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Saucy Mary Tomato
Elongated fruits are juicy, flavorful, 4-6 oz., green-fleshed when with dark and light green stripes.
$2.75
Dwarf Scarlet Heart Tomato
Compact, dwarf plants producing small (3 to 6 ounce), red, heart-shaped fruits.
$2.75
Dwarf Snakebite Tomato
Pink colored, 4-16 oz., oblate shaped fruit that are tasty, tangy and tart. A very nice slicing tomato.
$2.75
Dwarf Sneaky Sauce Tomato
Meaty, 4-6 oz., red, slightly heart-shaped tomatoes with a fine, well balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Sunny's Pear Tomato
Its paste-type fruit weigh 1-2 ounces each, are yellow-orange in color, and have a well balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Suz’s Beauty Tomato
Slightly oblate, bright yellow with red stripes, 5-8 oz. fruits and yellow flesh with a central red blush. Distinctive, assertive and well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Sweet Sue Tomato
Nice sized, bright yellow fruits with well balanced, full, delicious flavor with particularly sweet overtones.
$2.75
Dwarf Tiger Eye Tomato
Productive, four to six ounce brown colored paste tomatoes with a wonderfully balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Velvet Night Tomato
Cherry-type fruits are purple in color and vary in size from one to three ounces each. Excellent flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Vince's Haze Tomato
Oblate shaped, purple colored fruits average 5-10 ounces each and provide an intense, delicious, well balanced flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Wild Fred Tomato
Medium size, somewhat irregular, meaty, purple, excellent flavor.
$2.75
Dwarf Wild Spudleaf Tomato
Good yields of medium, dark-pink fruits. Juicy, with a nice well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Fred's Tie Dye Tomato
Has a rich, intense, balanced flavor. Round, purple with jagged gold and green stripes and deep crimson flesh.
$2.75
Iditarod Red Tomato
Smooth, round, 2 to 4 ounce red fruits with a well balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Kangaroo Paw Brown Tomato
Round, 2-6 ounces, with dark, crimson flesh and dark, chocolate colored shoulders.
$2.75
Kangaroo Paw Green Tomato
Round, 2-5 ounces, yellowish-green fruits.
$2.75
Kangaroo Paw Yellow Tomato
Round to flattened globe shaped, 2-8 ounces, yellow fruits.
$2.75
Kookaburra Cackle Dwarf Tomato
Oblate, brown fruit with a pleasant flavor that is on the tart side.
$2.75
Loxton Lad Dwarf Tomato
Delicious orange smooth oblate fruit that range between 6 to 16 ounces.
$2.75
Loxton Lass Dwarf Tomato
Delicious orange smooth oblate fruit that range between 6 to 12 ounces.
$2.75
Lucky Swirl Tomato
Medium-large yellow and red bi-color fruits. Juicy and meaty with a nice mild and sweet flavor.
$2.75
Mallee Rose Tomato
Rich purple color with green stripes. They are medium-sized with a well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Maralinga Dwarf Tomato
The flavor is rich, intense and memorable.
$2.75
Perth Pride Tomato
Juicy, richly full-flavored, tangy and a distinct refreshing tartness.
$2.75
Rosella Crimson Tomato
Vigorous and productive. Medium sized, pink oblate fruits with an excellent to outstanding flavor
$2.75
Rosella Purple Tomato
Oblate, 6-12 ounce, deep purple-pink fruit. Intense, balanced flavor.
$2.75
Sarandipity Dwarf Tomato
Round, 2-4 oz., chocolate colored with vertical green striped fruits. The firm, deep crimson flesh is mild and sweet.
$2.75
Sean's Yellow Dwarf Tomato
Bright yellow fruit with a refreshing, bright, delicious flavor.
$2.75
Sleeping Lady Tomato
Prolific, chocolate-mahogany colored fruits with a well balanced, pleasant flavor.
$2.75
Sturt Desert Pea Dwarf Tomato
Productive, smooth, oblate, 4-8 oz., red fruit with a pleasant, well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Summer Sunrise Tomato
Attractive, medium to large fruits that have a well balanced, full, delicious flavor.
$2.75
Summer Sweet Gold Tomato
Medium-large, smooth, oblate fruit with an intense, wonderful and memorable flavor.
$2.75
Summertime Gold Tomato
Flavor is balanced and excellent, with sweetness predominating, but quit intense, not mild.
$2.75
Summertime Green Tomato
Large, oblate, green colored when ripe, juicy, sweet and fruity tasting.
$2.75
Sweet Adelaide Tomato
Vigorous, productive, oblate, pink fruit with a balanced, delicious flavor. A wonderful slicing tomato.
$2.75
Sweet Scarlet Dwarf Tomato
Oblate, smooth red fruit, possessing a superb, intense, complex flavor
$2.75
Tanunda Red Tomato
Produces good amounts of fruits that are vibrant red in color. They are medium-sized with a well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Tasmanian Chocolate Tomato
Oblate, deep-mahonany colored fruit.
$2.75
TastyWine Tomato
Medium-sized, smooth oblate, with a rich well-balanced flavor similar to 'Brandywine.'
$2.75
Tennessee Suited Tomato
Rich purple color with green stripes. They are medium-sized with a well-balanced flavor.
$2.75
Uluru Ochre Tomato
Uniquely colored that are the first "black/orange" we've seen; Absolutely delicious, smokey flavor.
$2.75
Waratah Dwarf Tomato
Productive, dwarf plants with red, rich, well-balanced, delicious flavor.
$2.75
Waverley Tomato
An excellent slicing tomato; Pink colored, 4 to 16 oz., oblate shaped, and sweet and juicy.
$2.75
Wherokowhai Tomato
Yellow with red swirls with an outstanding, sweet flavor.
$2.75
Willa's Cariboo Rose Tomato
Slightly tart, classic "red flavor" with a very nice, slightly sweet-tart aftertaste that lingers on the palate.
$2.75
Wilpena Tomato
Large, red colored, oblate shaped, juicy yet meaty, slicing tomatoes on compact plants.
$2.75
Yukon Quest Tomato
Round to oblate, 3-6 ounce, pink fruits with a well balanced and pleasant flavor.
$2.75
 
In 2005, Craig LeHoullier (aka nctomatoman) of Raleigh, North Carolina, long time heirloom tomato enthusiast and SSE member, discussed an idea with Patrina Nuske-Small of Australia in a forum on a popular gardening website. Craig and his wife, Susan, had been selling tomato seedlings locally for years, and customers would often request varieties that could be grown on decks or patios and still be tasty and delicious.

Craig knew of a very few so-called dwarf varieties, distinct from the determinate types, in that the flavor seemed in general to be better in the dwarfs. These dwarf types are very distinctive in having a thick central stem, stout compact growth, and dark green, crinkly looking (so-called rugose) foliage.

As a collector of old seed catalogs, Craig ran across a listing for 'New Big Dwarf' in the 1915 Isbell Seed Company catalog. What caught Craig's eye was that the creation of 'New Big Dwarf' was clearly described! This involved a cross between a medium sized pink-fruited dwarf called 'Dwarf Champion' (well known from the late 1800s), with the largest known tomato at that time, 'Ponderosa'. After crossing and several generations of selection, 'New Big Dwarf' was released. It kept the compact growth of its 'Dwarf Champion' parent, but with the large sized fruit of 'Ponderosa'.

It was clear that Isbell's approach was successful, yet strangely never further explored to create a range of new dwarf growing varieties with large fruit, in different colors.

Through their online chats, Craig and Patrina, who was also an avid heirloom tomato gardener and skillful at carrying out crosses, Craig explained the 'New Big Dwarf' story to Patrina.

So Craig and Patrina designed a project in which some strategic crosses would be made, the resulting new hybrids grown out, then seeds shared for work on selection of promising new varieties, followed by several generations to reach a stable new non-hybrid variety with the desired characteristics.

Around this same time, a new tomato chat website called Tomatoville emerged. It provided a structure for both tracking the project, as well as a magnet for the kind of extreme tomato enthusiasts who could make up a perfect team of volunteers to accomplish a plan of this scope. Craig set about gathering volunteers in North America, while Patrina did the same in Australia, Tasmania and New Zealand. By working the project across hemispheres, two growing seasons could be achieved in one calendar year, thus reducing the new tomato variety development time by half.

Armed with more than one hundred willing volunteers, the project set off with the first crosses being grown out in 2006. Over a decade has passed and in that time, over forty interesting crosses have been made by Patrina and others, resulting in dozens and dozens of possible color, size and shape combinations. Craig and Patrina are quite sure that this is the very first, all volunteer, world-wide tomato breeding project in documented gardening history. (Stay tuned for a new book from Craig about the whole adventure!)

No one involved with the "Dwarf Tomato Project" received compensation for their part in developing these new varieties. None were professional botanists, plant breeders, or horticulturists; just avid gardeners with a keen interest in learning about tomato genetics or discovering interesting new tomatoes. They have done this awesome work out of a sense of purpose and a passion to create new choices for home gardeners.

The Victory Seed Company, along with three other small companies, were chosen by the project to produce seed and introduce these varieties to the gardening public. From the beginning, the Victory Seed Company has been committed to act as the project's de facto "seed bank," maintaining all of the varieties. We have also, over the years, trialed varieties at various stages of their development.

As of December, 2018, 108 varieties have been officially introduced by the "Dwarf Tomato Project." The table below describes the various working "families" from which these varieties were developed. Although the project has now been officially closed, several additional varieties are near completion and will be introduced by us over the next few years.

Dwarf Tomato Project "Family" Variety and Introduction Date
NOTE: Introduction dates noted below reference the growing season for which the varieties were introduced in North America and not the year that stabilization work was completed.
Beauty is the result of a cross made in 2008 by Vince Lavallo between 'Beauty King' and the F5 generation of 'Dwarf Wild Fred'. 'Chocolate Lightning' (2014), 'Dwarf Beauty King' (2017), 'Dwarf Firebird Sweet' (2017), 'Dwarf Confetti' (2018), 'Dwarf Peppermint Stripes' (2018), 'Dwarf Suz's Beauty' (2019)
Cheeky is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2006/07 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Golden Dwarf Champion' and 'Cherokee Chocolate'. 'Chocolate Champion' (2014), 'Big Green Dwarf' (2014)
Cheerful was created by Patrina Nuske Small by crossing 'Summertime Green' with 'Sweet Adelaide' in 2013. 'Dwarf Black Angus' (2018)
Dainty originated from a cross made by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Summertime Gold' and 'Sleeping Lady'. 'Dwarf Jasmine Yellow' (2018), 'Dwarf Maura's Cardinal' (2019), 'Dwarf Mystic Lady' (2019), 'Dwarf Amy's Ohio' (2020), 'Dwarf Dainty Isabel' (2020)
Dizzy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2007/08 by Ray South between the F3 generation of 'Dwarf Russian Swirl' and 'Lucky Cross'. 'Wherokowhai' (2014)
Dopey is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2005/06 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Golden Dwarf Champion' and 'Orange Russian #117'. 'Dwarf Russian Swirl' (2015)
Fancy originated from a cross made by Sherry Long between a selection from the Sunny famliy and 'Orange Pear'. 'Dwarf Goldfinch' (2019), 'Dwarf Parfait' (2019), 'Dwarf Sunny's Pear' (2019), 'Dwarf Grinch' (2020)
Frosty is the result of a cross made in 2008 by Vince Lavallo between 'Spudakee' and the F4 generation of 'Dwarf Wild Fred'. 'Dwarf Wild Spudleaf' (2016)
Grumpy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2005/06 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Budai Torpe' and 'Black from Tula'. 'Iditarod Red' (2011), 'Sleeping Lady' (2011), 'Yukon Quest' (2011), 'Dwarf Arctic Rose' (2012), 'Bundaberg Rumball' (2015), 'Clare Valley Red' (2018), 'Clare Valley Pink' (2019)
Happy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2005/06 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'New Big Dwarf' and 'Paul Robeson'. 'Tasmanian Chocolate' (2011), 'Perth Pride' (2012), 'Boronia' (2014), 'Sweet Adelaide' (2014)
Harmony family originate from a cross made by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Dwarf Blazing Beauty' and 'Dwarf Sweet Sue'. 'Dwarf CC McGee (2019), 'Dwarf Perfect Harmony' (2020)
Hazy was created by Vince Lavallo by crossing 'Purple Haze' with 'Dwarf Wild Fred' in 2010. 'Dwarf Mary's Cherry' (2018), 'Dwarf Hazy's Dream' (2019), 'Dwarf Vince's Haze' (2019)
Ivalde was created by Soren Linnemann by crossing 'Vjerino Paradajiz Sjeme' with 'Wherokowhai' in 2011. 'Dwarf Awesome' (2018)
Jaunty is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2007/08 by Ray South between the F3 generation of 'Dwarf Russian Swirl' and 'Lucky Cross'. 'Lucky Swirl' (2016)
Kiwi was bred by Sherry Long who crossed 'Dino Eggs' with an F2 selection from the "Lazy family" in 2012. 'Dwarf Saucy Mary' (2018), 'Dwarf Jeremy's Stripes' (2019), 'Dwarf Round Robin' (2020)
Lazy is the result of crossing 'Kangaroo Paw Brown' (F4) with 'Purple Russian'.
Leggy was created by Sherry Long who crossed 'Orange Banana' with an F2 selection from the "Lazy family" in 2012. Dan Follett and Craig LeHoullier did a bit of work on the Leggy line as well. 'Dwarf Melanie's Ballet' (2018), 'Dwarf Laura's Bounty' (2019), 'Dwarf Tiger Eye' (2019), 'Dwarf Almandine' (2020)
Messy is the result of a cross made by Vince Lavallo in 2008 between 'Pink Berkeley Tie Dye' and the F5 generation of 'Dwarf Wild Fred'. 'Fred's Tie Dye' (2015)
Muddy was created by Ray South by crossing 'Black Cherry' with 'Golden Dwarf Champion' in 2008. 'Dwarf Pink Opal' (2018), 'Dwarf Velvet Night' (2018)
Nosey is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2007/08 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Roza Vetrov' and 'Anna Banana Russian'. 'Dwarf Golden Heart' (2015), 'Dwarf Pink Passion' (2015), 'Dwarf Lemon Ice' (2016), 'Dwarf Scarlet Heart' (2016)
Pesty is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2007/08 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'New Big Dwarf' and 'Mortgage Lifter (Pesta Strain)'. 'Dwarf Caitydid' (2016)
Plentiful is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2008/09 by Patrina Nuske Small between the F2 generation of 'Wilpena' (from the "Sleepy family") and 'Cherokee Purple'. 'Coorong Pink' (2016), 'Dwarf Mahogany' (2016), 'Kookaburra Cackle' (2016), 'Maralinga' (2016), 'Sturt Desert Pea' (2016), 'Tanunda Red' (2016), 'Waratah' (2016)
Plucky originated from a cross made by Ray South between 'Galina' and 'Golden Dwarf Champion'. 'Dwarf Galen's Yellow' (2019), 'Dwarf Desert Star' (2020)
Porky is the result of a cross made by Vince Lavallo in 2008 between 'Brad's Black Heart' and 'Dwarf Wild Fred'. Dwarf Purple Heart (2015)
Quirky originated from a cross made by Ray South between 'Green Zebra' and a red-fruited selection from the "Cheeky family." 'Dwarf Numbat' (2019)
Rosy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2008/09 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Rosella Purple' and 'Orange Heirloom'. 'Uluru Ochre' (2015), 'Loxton Lass' (2016), 'Loxton Lad' (2016), 'Mallee Rose' (2016)
Sleazy is the result of a cross made in 2005 by Bruce Bradshaw between 'Carbon' and 'New Big Dwarf'. 'Dwarf Wild Fred' (2011)
Sleepy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2005/06 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Budai Torpe' and 'Stump of the World'. 'Rosella Purple' (2011), 'Rosella Crimson' (2014), 'Tanunda Red' (2016), 'Willa's Cariboo Rose' (2017), 'Wilpena' (2019)
Sneaky was created by Patrina Nuske Small by crossing an F3 selection of 'Kangaroo Paw Red' with 'Grozny 91' in 2008. 'Dwarf Egypt Yellow' (2018), 'Dwarf Sarah’s Red' (2018), 'Grandpa Gary’s Green' (2018), 'Dwarf Sneaky Sauce' (2018)
Sneezy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2005/06 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Golden Dwarf Champion' and 'Green Giant'. 'Dwarf Beryl Beauty' (2011), 'Dwarf Emerald Giant' (2011), 'Dwarf Jade Beauty' (2011), 'Dwarf Mr. Snow' (2011), 'Summertime Gold' (2011), 'Summertime Green' (2011), 'Dwarf Kelly Green' (2013), 'Dwarf Sweet Sue' (2013), 'Summer Sunrise' (2013). 'Summer Sweet Gold' (2015), 'Barossa Fest' (2016)
Snowy was created by Ray South in 2009 by crossing 'Snow White Cherry' with a red, F2 selection from the "Sleepy family." 'Dwarf Barossa Moon' (2018), 'Dwarf Bendigo Blush' (2018), 'Dwarf Bendigo Dawn' (2018), 'Dwarf Bendigo Drop' (2018), 'Dwarf Bendigo Moon' (2018), 'Dwarf Bendigo Rose' (2018), 'Dwarf Mandurang Moon' (2018), 'Dwarf Moliagul Moon' (2018)
Softy is the result of a cross between 'German Red Strawberry' with Livingston's 'Dwarf Stone' made by Sherry Long in 2012. 'Dwarf Hannah's Prize' (2018), 'Dwarf Andy's Forty' (2019)
Streaky is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2007/08 by Ray South between an F2 generation of the "Cheeky family" and 'Black Zebra'. 'Sarandipity' (2015)
Sunny originated from a cross made by Patrina Nuske Small between an F2 selection from the "Tipsy family" with 'Orange Heirloom'.  
Tasty is the result of a cross made by Vince Lavallo in 2008 between 'Brandywine' and 'Dwarf Wild Fred'. 'BrandyFred' (2016), 'TastyWine' (2016)
Tidy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2008/09 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Rosella Purple' and 'Pink Berkeley Tie Dye'. 'Adelaide Festival' (2014), 'Tennessee Suited' (2016), 'Dwarf Sockeye Crimson' (2016)
Tipsy is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2006/07 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Golden Dwarf Champion' and 'Elbe'. 'Dwarf Blazing Beauty' (2014), 'Banksia Queen' (2015), 'Sweet Scarlet Dwarf' (2015), 'Dwarf Golden Gypsy' (2016), 'Dwarf Orange Cream' (2016)
Wishful originated from a cross made by Patrina Nuske Small in 2007 using seeds that Craig LeHoullier had sent her. One parent was an unknown, crossed, large yellow/red bi-color that Craig had gotten as a fruit at a farmers market. The second parent was a rather unspectacular, but rare potato leaf dwarf variety called 'Dwarf Recessive' that Craig obtained from the USDA in the early 2000s. It is USDA accession number PI 270220. 'Dwarf Franklin County' (2018)
Witty is the result of a cross made during the Australian Summer of 2005/06 by Patrina Nuske Small between 'Budai Torpe' and 'Cherokee Green'. 'Sean's Yellow Dwarf' (2014), 'Kangaroo Paw Brown' (2016), 'Kangaroo Paw Green' (2016), 'Kangaroo Paw Yellow' (2016)

For more information, you can check out Craig's project page by clicking here, or Patrina's project page by clicking here.

Check out the award winning book from our good friend . . .

"Epic Tomatoes" - by Craig LeHoullier

Craig LeHoullier's Epic Tomatoes BookSavor your best tomato harvest ever! Dr. LeHoullier, tomato adviser for Seed Savers Exchange, offers everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes — from sowing seeds and planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season.

He also offers a comprehensive guide to the various pests and diseases of tomatoes and explains how best to avoid them. No other book offers such a detailed look at the specifics of growing tomatoes, with beautiful photographs and helpful tomato profiles throughout.


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