Introduced by Craig Lehoullier in 1991 of whom received it from J.D. Green of Tennessee. Allegedly of Cherokee origin. Incredibly sweet and large, heavy production tomatos. This is one of our top sellers.
Cherokee Purple Tomato
- 25 Seeds/Packet
- Large fruit grows 10-12 oz
- Rose-Brown fruits ripen dark-purple
- Grows up to 5 feet tall
- 75-90 Days
- Resistant to Septoria Leaf Spot
How to Grow Cherokee Purple Tomato
Sow seeds 1/4th inch deep in transplant trays. Expect germination in 7 to 14 days. Once the soil is warm and danger of frost has passed, plant into prepared bed 24 to 36 inches apart. Best grown with trellis or support.