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Solanum 'Desert Tang'

Solanum centrale 'Desert Tang'

ACRA 1605

APPLICANT: Slade Lee on behalf of Ninti One Limited and Northern Territory Government

DATE WHEN FIRST SELECTED OR INTRODUCED: December 2016

ORIGIN: Crown Land, Northern Territory Accession 6-18-65 maternal parent origin 22°34.360 / 133°20.078

DESCRIPTION: bush tomato open upright habit with large fruit, slightly prickly, profusely suckering. Flowers: Light purple, typical of S. centrale. Foliage colour: blue green pubescent.

COLOUR CODE: RHS COLOUR CHART 1995
Flower: Corolla Blue-purple Group 86B; Anthers Yellow-red Group 18A
Leaves: Upper surface: Yellow Green Group 152D

COMPARATORS: n/a

REASONS FOR DISTINCTIVENESS: large fruit, profuse suckering

Accepted for Registration: 10 July 2017