Tomato seeds, Cherokee Purple Tomato, Heirloom Seeds, 25 seeds per pack, Organic, Solanum Lycopersicum, Organic, Edible Seeds, GMO Free, $3.75
Name: Cherokee Purple Tomato
Scientific name: Solanum Lycopersicum
An old heirloom from the Cherokee Native Indian Tribe, it will wow in your garden with its medium large 8-12 oz fruit with dark shoulders and a cherry pink body. With a rich slightly smoky taste, it remains a favorite of home growers and specialty markets. A decent provider at a smaller size for an indeterminate vine, it provides well up until midsummer or until the cold if grown in fall if the climate allows.
Recommended Uses: culinary – fresh, salads, slicer –
Height: 4-6′ tall indeterminate needs staking
Hardiness: warm season annual
Flower Color: yellow
Characteristics: indeterminate heirloom with 8-12 oz rich dark color fruit that is heat tolerant and full of flavor best eaten fresh or in salads
Maturity: 80-90 days
Start indoors/greenhouse 5-6 weeks before last frost date in soilless starter mix. just cover seeds and keep moist at 75-90 days for germination in 7-14 days. cold temperatures slows down germination significantly. transplant to 4″ pots when true leaves show and safe to work with. transplant to full sun location in rich humus filled soil when last frost date passed and plant 3-4″ tall. space 2-3′ apart and keep evenly moist and fertilized.