Dwarf Desert Star Tomato
'Dwarf Desert Star' tomatoes. Very productive plants.

Dwarf Desert Star Tomato

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Dwarf Desert Star Certified Naturally Grown Seed Open Source Seed Initiative

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. Each packet contains at least 20 seeds.
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I grow 7-9 different, mostly small fruited varieties of tomato every year and this was one of my favorites. Mine grew with a nice vertical habit about 3-4 feet tall and produced 3/4" to 1.5" bright yellow, meaty fruit all season long. I grew it in a "10 gallon" fabric pot and placed it where it'd receive shade during the hottest part of the day and there it thrived despite flea beetle pressure and the occasional hornworm. I often have issues with blossom end rot or splitting growing in containers in my climate, but as the name suggests (what a great name, BTW) it handled our very hot, very dry summer quite well and was afflicted by neither. Great in salads.
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