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Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'

Lycopersicon lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple'

Photo: Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'

General description

A Cherokee purple heirloom, pre-1890 variety.  Beautiful deep dusky purple-pink color, sweet flavor, and very large sized fruit. 

Plant requirements

Full sun

Practical use

Seed Collecting: Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds Ferment seeds before storing.  Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Properties

Soil type
Sand
Sunlight
Full sun
Moisture
Moist but well-drained
Hardiness
Hardy