Tomato – Rising Star

Tomato – Rising star

A tomato variety developed in Mauritius

Outstanding Qualities

  • High yield potential
  • Determinate growth habit
  • Excellent colour & taste.
  • Good keeping quality

Rising Star has been developed by FAREI through a mutation breeding programme. The plants have a compact growth habit. The fruits are of medium size with attractive colour, high brix and excellent taste. The variety is highly appreciated by consumers with regard to its cooking and processing attributes. It has yield ranging from 30-40 t/ha.

Shelf life: Can be kept for a maximum of 15 days at ambient temperature when harvested at mature green/turning stage