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TOMATO, Cherokee Purple - 99¢ Cent Heirloom Seeds: Heirloom

TOMATO, Cherokee Purple

Heirloom Tomato Seeds

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$ 2.99
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$ 2.99
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Approximate seed count per packet ( 0.4g = 57 seeds )

'Cherokee Purple' Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple'): A Heritage Beauty with Distinctive Flavor

Delight in the unique beauty and exceptional flavor of the 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple'). This heritage variety is cherished for its dusky, purple-brown color and rich, complex taste. Explore the characteristics and optimal growing conditions of 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato to add a touch of history and gourmet flair to your garden and culinary creations.

Key Features:

  • Dusky Purple-Brown Color: 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes showcase a distinctive dusky, purple-brown color that adds a visually striking element to your garden and culinary presentations. The unique coloration sets it apart from traditional red tomatoes.
  • Rich and Complex Flavor: Renowned for its rich and complex flavor profile, 'Cherokee Purple' delivers a gourmet taste experience. The sweet and smoky notes, coupled with a hint of acidity, make it a sought-after choice for those who appreciate unique and robust tomato flavors.
  • Heirloom Rarity: 'Cherokee Purple' is a treasured heirloom tomato, celebrated for its historical significance and exceptional taste. Immerse yourself in the culinary heritage and time-tested flavors that have made this variety a gourmet favorite.
  • Indeterminate Growth: Typically displaying indeterminate growth, 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes produce fruit continuously throughout the growing season. Enjoy a steady supply of these heirloom tomatoes for an extended period.
  • Medium to Large Fruit Size: 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes often exhibit medium to large fruit size, making them a substantial addition to salads, sandwiches, and other culinary creations. Their impressive size enhances the visual appeal of your dishes.
  • Adaptable to Various Growing Conditions: 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes showcase adaptability to different climates and growing conditions. Whether in containers or traditional garden beds, these tomatoes can thrive with proper care.

Optimal Growing Conditions:

Cultivate the unique beauty and flavor of 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato by providing optimal growing conditions:

  • Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil. Enhance the soil with organic matter, such as compost, to enrich nutrient content and ensure proper water retention.
  • Sunlight: Full sun. Plant 'Cherokee Purple' in a location that receives at least 6 to 8 hours of sunlight per day to encourage robust growth, develop the distinctive coloration, and intensify the complex flavors.
  • Watering: Regular and consistent watering. Maintain even soil moisture, especially during dry periods and when the fruit is forming. Avoid overwatering to prevent issues like splitting.
  • Support: Provide sturdy support for the indeterminate growth habit of 'Cherokee Purple' tomatoes. Stakes, cages, or trellises can help maintain plant integrity and ease harvesting.

Experience the heritage beauty and exceptional flavor of 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato in your garden. Order your seeds today and savor the richness and unique qualities of these heirloom tomatoes.

Cherokee Purple Tomato Planting Information

Days to Germination: 8
Days to Maturity: 80
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Plant Spacing: 3-4'
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Approximate Seed Counts
Seeds per Oz. Seeds per Lb.
8000 129000
Current Seed Germination Data
Lot # Tested Germination Rate
33011 2023-09-30 90%