Cherokee Purple Tomato Seeds

"Dusky pink-purple tomato with dark shoulders"

Sun: Full Sun

Days to Maturity: 80 Days

Fruit Weight: 8 oz. - 16 oz.

Packet: 30 Seeds

Price: $2.49

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Cherokee Purple tomatoes are an indeterminate heirloom tomato. Originating from Tennessee, this tomato was thought to have been passed down by the Cherokee tribe. Described as dusky pink-purple with dark shoulders, Cherokee Purple is considered a black tomato. The interior is a deep red color mixed in with purple hues. A juicy, sweet, and rich taste combined with old fashioned tomato flavor make the Cherokee Purple tomato a favorite among the black tomatoes.

  • Quick Facts

    • Botanical Name: Solanum lycopersicum

    • Life Cycle: Annual

    • Light Requirement: Full Sun

    • Planting Season: Warm Season

    • Plant Type: Indeterminate

    • Features: Heirloom

    • Fruit Size: 8-16 oz

    • Days to Maturity: 80 Days

    • Plant Spacing: 18-36 inches

    • Planting Depth: 1/4-1/2 inch

    • Sowing Method: Start Indoors

    • Cold Stratification: No

    • Hardiness Zones: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10