PACKET SIZE IS 250mg
Solanum lycopersicum ‘Cherokee Purple’
‘Cherokee Purple’ is a delightfully scrumptious beefsteak in the tomato repertoire. A tomato with a story, this garden favorite can purportedly be traced back to Cherokee hands, carefully passed down through the generations.
Sizeable in both vine and fruit, this indeterminate heirloom can yield tomatoes weighing up to 12 ounces each!
The bulbous fruit is blushed with purple-red skin, tinged with light green shoulders, and typically grows three to five inches in diameter.
With a sweet yet smoky flavor, this little slice of tomato heaven is delicious in sandwiches or lightly grilled, and enjoyed as a pizza or pasta topping.
80-90 days. Cherokee Purple Tomato Seeds. Indeterminate. Non-GMO. Open Pollinated.
A beefsteak-like tomato crop grown for savory notes and alluring dark currant flesh and meat, Cherokee Purple tomato seeds are a truly unique American heirloom that has won the hearts like other colorful slicing favorites Pineapple, Black Krim, and Brandywine.
Growers during the 1990's reintroduced this dated seed crop as it had been forgotten for nearly 100 years.
- Plant in full sun, in nutrient-rich, well-draining soil.
- Apply compost and mulch.
- Give plants ample growing room, spacing 18-36 inches apart.
- Water regularly.
- Plant with herbs, legumes, and other companion plants for tomatoes.
- Provide structural support by staking as the plant matures.
Produces 12-16 oz tomatoes. ~10,000 seeds/oz. PACKET SIZE = 250mg or ~ 80 seeds