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Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'

$6.99

Will begin shipping Apr 5th 2021 depending on your hardiness zone and plant readiness. If you have a preferred ship date please let us know in the order comments.

Common Name:
Solanum lycopersicum
Plant Type:
Vegetable
Exposure:
Sun
Garden Spread:
18 Inches
Garden Height:
36-40 Inches
  • Fruit has rich, full flavor
  • Short vining plant

This lovely heirloom produces dusky-pink to purple fruit with dark shoulders on short vining plants. The flavorful flesh ranges in color from purple to brown to green. The rich, full flavor is often compared to that of a 'Brandywine'.

Type: Heirloom Slicing Tomato
Fruit Size: 10 - 12 Ounces
Notable Features: Indeterminate
Growth Habit: Upright

Homeowner Growing Tips: Plant tomato plants in in well-drained soil and keep them well-watered but not soggy, watering at the soil level rather than with an overhead sprinkler as much as possible. Place a tomato cage over the plant when you first plant it to provide support, or use another trellising method. You may want to choose an organic fertilizer formulated specially for tomatoes. Sufficient calcium in the soil prevents Blossom End Rot, a common tomato ailment. You may also want to try the old Romence Gardens trick of placing a couple of Tums tablets in the soil to help with this.

Review (1)

  • wuld buy again
    5

    Posted by Unknown on Oct 30th 2020

    Love this tomato. Great flavor