Skip to product information
1 of 5

Dwarf Crimson Sockeye Tomato

Dwarf Crimson Sockeye Tomato

Regular price $3.95 USD
Regular price Sale price $3.95 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.
Certified Natural Grown
Dwarf Crimson Sockeye Open Source Seed Initiative

90 days, dwarf — 'Dwarf Crimson Sockeye' is a rugose, regular leaf variety that produces large yields of medium (four to ten ounce) tomatoes. The fruit are smooth-skinned with slightly-ribbed shoulders, oblate in shape, with a well-balanced flavor.

As their name implies, the underlying color is that of a pink fruit but like pink fruit in the black-fruited category, they retain varying degrees of chlorophyll giving them a richer, darker pink exterior color made obvious when slicing them open. And although this variety has appeared quite stable and consistent for us, we have seen other vendors offering 'Dwarf Crimson Sockeye' that appears to be a throwback to it's 'Rosella Purple' parentage.

Developed by members of the "Dwarf Tomato Project" this variety originated from a cross between 'Rosella Purple' and 'Pink Berkeley Tie Dye.'  'Dwarf Crimson Sockeye' was first bred by Patrina Nuske Small in 2009 and named "Tidy." It was then developed, selected, and named by Ted Maiden with Sue Bailey. It was introduced for the 2016 gardening season. Each packet contains approximately 20 seeds.
View full details
In an effort to keep this variety available to home gardeners, 'Dwarf Crimson Sockeye' has been released by Dwarf Tomato Project (the breeder) to the public under the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI). You have the freedom to use these OSSI-Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, if you save seeds or use 'Dwarf Crimson Sockeye' to breed a new variety, you pledge not to restrict others' use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives. To learn more about this program, click here.