Dwarf Mahogany Tomato
Dwarf Mahogany Tomato
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85 days, dwarf — The compact dwarf, rugose, regular leaf plants of 'Dwarf Mahogany' produce fruits that are a deep red with chocolate colored (yellow-skinned black) shoulders. They are medium to large in size (five to twenty ounces), oblate shaped, with flesh that is very firm in texture and rich, well-balanced (sweet and slightly tart) and intense in flavor.
In the Australian summer of 2008/09, Patrina Nuske Small made a cross between 'Wilpena F2' (from the "Sleepy family") and 'Cherokee Purple' and created the "Plentiful family." The first release out of this line, 'Dwarf Mahogany' was selected and stabilized by was selected and named by "Dwarf Tomato Project" member Lee Newman of North Carolina. Further stabilization was performed by Craig LeHoullier, Susan Oliverson, Ken Jacobs, Patrick Sullivan with and initial increase done by Bill Minkey. Introduced by the Victory Seed Company for the 2016 gardening season. Each packet contains approximately 20 seeds.
In an effort to keep this variety available to home gardeners, 'Dwarf Mahogany' has been released by "The 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 Mahogany' 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.
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