Dwarf Egypt Yellow (Trial Pack)


    • Grown and sold by Heritage Tomato Seed
    • Grown in a greenhouse to minimize crossed seed
    • Plant growth: indeterminate, dwarf
    • Leaf type: regular, rugose
    • Fruit:  6-8 oz. yellow beefsteak, smooth to ribbed
    • Season: mid season
    • Height: ~4 ft. (full sun)
    • OSSI-Pledged seeds (see “Additional Information” below)
    • Seeds per pack: 20

My field notes: Dwarf Egypt Yellow, 6-8 oz. beefsteak. Ribbed boat-shaped fruit and smooth oblate fruit on same plant. Mild, tart flavor. Did not set well in the heat.

From the Dwarf project description:

Dwarf Egypt Yellow (Sneaky family) – 75 days – Patrina Nuske Small created the Sneaky family by crossing an F3 selection of Kangaroo Paw Red with Grozny 91 in 2008. Susan Oliverson was the major volunteer contributor to Dwarf Egypt Yellow, selecting and naming the new variety. Bill Minkey produced the release quantity of seed. Regular leaf dwarf, 6-12 oz bright yellow round fruit, very good balanced flavor, very good yield.

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Patrina Nuske Small and Craig LeHoullier (co-architects of the Dwarf Tomato Project) have released this variety under the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) pledge:
“You have the freedom to use these OSSI-Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, 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.”
More information can be found here.