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Tomato Cherokee Purple

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  • 8 Units in Stock

10 seeds.

An American Heirloom variety very much loved.


It was first recorded over 1 century ago and reported as originally grown by the Cherokee Indians.  


The plants are very productive and  produce large fruits (350-450gm), with a unique dusty dark rose pink colour with darker purple shoulders.  


Very much loved has an xcellent complex flavour with a slight sweet aftertaste.


Wonderful in saltd, fresh, a perfect slicer for tomato sandwiches!  



80 days from transplant !













Indeterminate.

  1. Sow in spring 1/16 inch deep.  Germination takes around 7-15 days at 22/23C day and night (after the germination the little plants can be moved at 18C in a bright place).
  2. Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle, moving in small pots
  3. When about 8/10 inches tall, plant in their growing position ( either in the greenhouse or gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions).
  4. Plant out 20 inches apart in a warm and sunny spot in moist, fertile well drained soil and keep watered, fertilizing regularly starting from when the plants have the first flowers, and for all the season.



This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 20 April, 2014.