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Uluru Ochre Tomato

Uluru Ochre Tomato

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Uluru Ochre Open Source Seed Initiative

Indeterminate. 65 days, dwarf — The vigorous, dwarf, rugose, regular leaf plants are relatively compact, quite early to produce and prolific. Producing a good yield of medium to large sized (six to twelve ounces) oblate uniquely colored tomatoes that are essentially the first "black/orange" variety we've seen - orange flesh with green overtones, and somewhat amber/orange/green in appearance. The flavor can be a bit variable season to season, but at its best, it has an absolutely delicious, smokey flavor.

'Uluru Ochre' originated as a cross between 'Orange Heirloom' and 'Rosella Purple' made by Patrina Nuske Small and named "Rosy."  'Uluru Ochre' was selected and named by Patrina.  Among those who contributed to stabilizing this "Dwarf Tomato Project" variety are Patrina, Patrick Sullivan, Steve McClaren, Linda Black, Marla McClaren, Ted Maiden, Paul Fish, Lurley Hernandez, Dee Sackett, Ginny Bishton, Sue Bailey, Lisa Moore, Sherry Shiesl, Simone Pennig, Amanda Fischer, Sandra Tipton, Bill Minkey, and Craig LeHoullier.  Introduced in 2015.
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In an effort to keep this variety available to home gardeners, 'Uluru Ochre' 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 'Uluru Ochre' 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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