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Dwarf Purple Heart

  • Variety
  • Color
  • Shape
  • Fruit Size
  • Culinary Use
  • Plant Type
  • Leaf Type
  • Flavor Profile

About Dwarf Purple Heart

Dwarf Purple Heart is a vigorous dwarf plant that is among the most spreading and branching of the dwarf varieties. Determinate, dwarf plants with rugose, regular leaf foliage produce heavy yields of 6-16 oz., medium-large, heart-shaped, purple-black tomatoes with deep-crimson flesh with a delicious well-balanced flavors.

Developed by a cross between Dwarf Wild Fred and Brad’s Black Heart made by Vince Lavallo and named “Porky.” It was selected and named by Vince. Among those who contributed to stabilizing this variety are Linda Black, Patrina Nuske Small, Amanda Fischer, Robbins Hail, Lisa Moore, Lurley Hernandez, Paul Fish, Kenny Jacobs, Stuart Pollack, Jessica Dubin, John Graham, Stephanie McVeigh, Antoniette Koshykar, and Craig LeHoullier.

Varieties
Open Pollinated
Fruit Colors
Purple
Flesh Colors
Purple
Fruit Shapes
Oxheart
Fruit Sizes
Large / Medium
Culinary Uses
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Maturities
Mid-season
Plant Types
Determinate / Rugose Dwarf
Leaves
Regular / Rugose
Flavors
Well-balanced

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