Tomato Cherokee Purple Seed

Tomato Cherokee Purple Seed

Tomato Cherokee Purple Seed

form: RAW
size: 50 seeds

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  • RAW / 1 000 seeds / UNTREATED
Rumored to be a descendant of a variety used by the Cherokee Indians, this interesting heirloom tomato has a distinctive look. Medium-large, deep oblong fruit have a pink-purple color inside and out. The Cherokee Purple tomato is a great addition for plant sales and roadside markets.

Ark of Taste is a recovery and conservation effort by Slow Foods USA. You can help grow and preserve their heritage to protect the biodiversity of endangered varieties. We are proud to offer these varieties in hopes to preserve diversity for future generations.

Cherokee Purple Heirloom Tomato Seeds for Sale

Cherokee Purple tomatoes develop a deep dusky-rose color and are known for their sweet taste, often compared with Brandywine. Their brick-red flesh is attractive sliced on a plate for presentation. These purple tomatoes are complex, balanced and slightly smoky.

Enjoy Cherokee Purple tomatoes fresh without cooking, either plain or sprinkled with salt. The fruit makes a delectable sandwich and shines in a spread of sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and basil.

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SizeQuantityPrice Each
RAW / 1,000 seeds / UNTREATED10+$15.49
RAW / 1,000 seeds / UNTREATED5+$17.43

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  • Soil temperature: 75-80°F
  • Germination Lighting: Cover Seed
  • Germination Days: 7-14 Days
  • Seeding depth: 0.25-0.5"
  • Maturation days: 72 Days
  • Planting method: Transplant
  • Spacing in row: 12-36"
  • Spacing between rows: 3-5'