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Old September 11, 2017   #1
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Default Looking for a small IND. Red slicer

I want to try a small-med red indeterminate along with Jaune Flamme' next season. Needs to fit nicely in a regular EarthBox. Preferably round to slightly oblate, not prone to cracking, catfacing, etc. (Most smaller roundish toms seem to do that.) The habit of JF seems ideal. Small, open foliage, looong producing. (This year's is still going strong and the plant looks like it is June, and not Sept.)

Have not found any of the dwarf project tomatoes that seem to fit the bill. Probably the closest is Better Bush F1, but it has pretty thick foliage, so is somewhat prone to disease.

Any ideas? F1's are OK, too.

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Old September 11, 2017   #2
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Bloody butcher may fit the bill
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Old September 11, 2017   #3
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Bulgarian Triumph might work. Tania says it's a compact indeterminate. Perfect small red fruit and tasty too!

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I second Bulgarian Triumph. It's the best tasting small red I've ever trialed.
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Old September 11, 2017   #5
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I like Bulgarian Triumph as well but strongly also suggest Druzba

http://t.tatianastomatobase.com:88/wiki/Druzba

I find it to be more compact than others who commented on it at the link above, and routinely when growing in pots or grow bags would use just those 3 ring circular supports for it.

I never saw blemishes on it, nor splitting of any kind,in my experience.

Taste? Outstanding,again,IMO.

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I was really impressed with my two Medvezhiya Lapa plants this summer. High production, don't take up much space, good flavor. I grew in the ground, but don't see why they wouldn't do well in containers.

http://t.tatianastomatobase.com:88/wiki/Medvezhiya_Lapa
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Old September 12, 2017   #7
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Druzba is nice, but probably larger than you want. It's been in same size as Big Beef for me, maybe a bit smaller.
I think in terms of fruit size/equal size/open habit/smooth fruit, Matina is a solid choice.
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@zipcode- How big does Matina fruit get for you? The one description I saw at Tatina's was 1-3 oz.

OTOH, Burpee's site says 4-6 oz, which should be more of a "slicer."

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2-3 oz I would say. Which is the size JF had. I would categorize both of them in the cocktail category (that's how they're called in Europe at least).
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Punta Banta

http://t.tatianastomatobase.com:88/wiki/Punta_Banda

Quarter them and they are hard to beat in a salad. Highly productive trouble free plants. Claud

Plants top out at about 30 inches, but continue to branch below and are still producing tomatoes. Don't over water this one.

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How about Moskvich/Moscovich? Any reports on it? 4-6z.?

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It's determinate. 4-6 oz sounds about right.
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It's determinate. 4-6 oz sounds about right.
Not indeterminate -- seems to be listed as IND.? Maybe semi?

Also, Tatiana's lists MAX as an improved Moskvich, but I can find no info on it or sources. (?)

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Morovsky Div is small red indeterminate.
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