Tiny Tomato Plants (17 Tomato Plants That Stay Small)


Tomatoes come in lots of different shapes and sizes.  If you look hard enough, you can find tiny tomato plants that stay compact throughout the growing season.

So, which tomato plants stay small?  Some tiny tomato plants that only grow to 12 inches tall include Andrina, Aztek, Birdie Rouge, Early Salad, Hahms Gelbe, House, Jochalos, Mohamed, Orange Hat, Patio Choice Yellow, Pinocchio, Power Pops, Red Robin, Rosy Finch, Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow, Tiny Tim, and Vilma.

Of course, the type of tiny tomato plant you choose will depend on the size of the fruit and the plant itself.

In this article, we’ll talk about 17 tiny tomato plant varieties and where to find them.

Let’s get started.

Tomato Plants That Stay Small

According to the Plant Database from the National Gardening Association, there are 24 tomato varieties that are less than 1 foot tall!

The best thing about tiny tomato plants is that they are compact enough to grow in small spaces – either indoors or outdoors.

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Some dwarf and micro dwarf tomato varieties will only reach a height of 12 inches at maturity!

Here are 17 tiny tomato varieties that you might like to grow:

  • Andrina
  • Aztek
  • Birdie Rouge
  • Early Salad
  • Hahms Gelbe
  • House
  • Jochalos
  • Mohamed
  • Orange Hat
  • Patio Choice Yellow
  • Pinocchio
  • Power Pops
  • Red Robin
  • Rosy Finch
  • Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow
  • Tiny Tim
  • Vilma
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Some dwarf tomato varieties are compact and can grow in tiny containers in small spaces.

Let’s start with Andrina tomatoes.

Andrina

Andrina tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  A Russian heirloom, they are open-pollinated and determinate.

Andrina produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin, red flesh, and acid flavor.  The fruit appears in early to mid-season and is tiny, weighing only 1 ounce.

Andrina tomatoes take 75 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Andrina tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Andrina tomato seeds from Heritage Seed Market.

Aztek

Aztek tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They come from Czechoslovakia, and the variety is open-pollinated and determinate.

Aztek produces round cherry tomatoes with a pointed end, bright yellow skin, and yellow flesh.  The fruit appears in early to mid-season and is tiny, weighing only 1 ounce or less.

Aztek tomatoes take 65 to 70 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Aztek tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Aztek tomato seeds from Renaissance Farms.

Birdie Rouge

Birdie Rouge tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  Coming from the Netherlands, they are open-pollinated and determinate.

Birdie Rouge produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears in early to mid-season and is tiny, weighing only 1 ounce.

Birdie Rouge tomatoes are fast-maturing, taking only 50 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Birdie Rouge tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Birdie Rouge tomato seeds from Renaissance Farms.

Early Salad

Early Salad tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate hybrid variety.

Early Salad produces hundreds of round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears in early to mid-season and is tiny, with a diameter of only 1.5 inches.

Early Salad tomatoes are fast-maturing, taking only 45 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Early Salad tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Early Salad tomato seeds from Direct Gardening.

Hahms Gelbe

Hahms Gelbe tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety from Germany.

Hahms Gelbe produces round cherry tomatoes with gold skin and gold flesh.  The fruit appears in early to mid-season and is tiny.

Hahms Gelbe tomatoes are fast-maturing, taking only 50 to 60 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Hahms Gelbe tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Hahms Gelbe tomato seeds from Secret Seed Cartel.

House

House tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety from Russia.

House produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears in mid-season and is tiny, weighing only about half an ounce.

House tomatoes take 75 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about House tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy House tomato seeds from Grand Prismatic Seed.

Jochalos

Jochalos tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety from Bolivia.

Jochalos produces round cherry tomatoes with yellow skin and gold flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny at only about 1 inch in diameter.

Jochalos tomatoes take 55 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Jochalos tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Jochalos tomato seeds from Heritage Seed Market.

Minibel

Minibel tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 to 18 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety from the Netherlands.

Minibel produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny.

Minibel tomatoes take 65 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Minibel tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Minibel tomato seeds from Johnson’s.

Mohamed

Mohamed tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a semi-determinate open-pollinated variety.

Mohamed produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny.

Mohamed tomatoes take 72 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Mohamed tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Mohamed tomato seeds from Renaissance Farms.

Orange Hat

Orange Hat tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety.

Orange Hat produces round cherry tomatoes with orange skin and orange flesh.  The fruit appears mid-season and is tiny.

Orange Hat tomatoes take 76 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Orange Hat tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Orange Hat tomato seeds from Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds.

Patio Choice Yellow

Patio Choice Yellow tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 to 18 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate hybrid variety.

Patio Choice Yellow produces round cherry tomatoes with yellow skin and yellow flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny, weighing only 1 ounce.

Patio Choice Yellow tomatoes are fast-maturing, taking only 45 to 50 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Patio Choice Yellow tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Patio Choice Yellow tomato seeds from Park Seed.

Pinocchio

Pinocchio tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety from Russia.

Pinocchio produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny, weighing only 1 ounce.

Pinocchio tomatoes take 70 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Pinocchio tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Pinocchio tomato seeds from Renaissance Farms.

Power Pops

Power Pops tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are an indeterminate hybrid variety.

Power Pops produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny, weighing only 1 ounce.

Power Pops tomatoes take 45 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Power Pops tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Power Pops tomato seeds from Burpee.

Red Robin

Red Robin tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety.

Red Robin produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny at only 1.25 inches in diameter.

Red Robin tomatoes take 55 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Red Robin tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Red Robin tomato seeds from Bonnie Plants.

Rosy Finch

Rosy Finch tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety.

Rosy Finch produces round cherry tomatoes with rosy pink skin and flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny at only 1 inch in diameter.

Rosy Finch tomatoes take 55 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Rosy Finch tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Rosy Finch tomato seeds from Harris Seeds.

Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow

Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate hybrid variety.

Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow produces round cherry tomatoes with yellow skin and yellow flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny at only half an ounce.

Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow tomatoes take 60 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Sweet ‘n’ Neat Yellow tomato seeds from 2b Seeds.

Tiny Tim

Tiny Tim tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety.

Tiny Tim produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears early in the season and is tiny at less than an ounce.

Tiny Tim tomatoes are fast-maturing, taking only 45 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Tiny Tim tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Tiny Tim tomato seeds from West Coast Seeds.

Vilma

Vilma tomato plants are a micro-dwarf variety, reaching a height of only 12 inches at most in a small pot.  They are a determinate open-pollinated variety.

Vilma produces round cherry tomatoes with red skin and red flesh.  The fruit appears in mid-season and is tiny at less than an ounce.

Vilma tomatoes take 80 to 90 days from transplant to grow to maturity.

You can learn more about Vilma tomatoes from the National Gardening Association’s Plant Database.

You can buy Vilma tomato seeds from Garden Hoard.

Conclusion

Now you know all about tiny tomato varieties and where to find them.  If these varieties don’t interest you, there are lots of other tiny tomato varieties out there.

You can learn more about how much different types of tomatoes weigh in my article here.

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~Jonathon

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