78 days, dwarf
— An early to mid-season, rugose
, regular leaf dwarf plants, producing medium to medium large (four to twelve ounce), oblate fruit that have clear skin and deep-red flesh, therefore a pink variety. 'Rosella Crimson' is vigorous and productive, with an excellent to outstanding flavor, in some seasons approaching 'Pink Brandywine
' in quality.
Developed by members of the "Dwarf Tomato Project
" as a selection out of the "Sleepy family
" ('Budai Torpe' and 'Stump of the World', cross made by Patrina Nuske Small during the Australian Summer of 2005/06
). 'Rosella Crimson' is the collaborative work of primarily Patrina Nuske Small (who named it), Craig LeHoullier
, Linda Black, Denise Sackett, Justin Morse, Bill Minkey, with input from many others. Introduced in 2014. Each packet contains approximately 20 seeds.