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TOMATO – CHEROKEE PURPLE

$3.00

  • Seeds per Pack: 20

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TOMATO – CHEROKEE PURPLE

Lycopersicon esculentum

Cherokee Purple may be the best tomato that you will ever eat. The flavor of the tomato is very sweet with a rich smoky taste. A heritage tomato, Cherokee Purple is a large sprawling vine that grows to about 1.8 meters. It is labeled as an indeterminate variety which means it can grow & grow and grow & reports of 2.7 meters are not unusual. Smokey colored fruits can weigh up to a big 500g. Slicing reveals a pink and burgundy inside – the plants are very prolific.

Sow in a good mix of soil and lightly cover – keep moist but not wet. To transplant, plant deeper, up to the 1st set of true leaves, this increases rooting & speeds maturity. keep fertilized & evenly watered.

 

Germination Time (Days) 10 – 20
Harvest Time (Days) 80 – 120
Sowing Depth (mm) 5
Plant Spacing (cm) 40 – 60
Row Spacing (cm) 50 – 70
pH 5 – 7.5
Soil Temperature (°C)
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation