Tomato (Pole) Cherokee Purple – Item #4355

$2.29

Meaty, purple-red flesh and unmatched flavor make Cherokee Purple an heirloom tomato favorite. This prolific producer is said to have originated with Cherokee gardeners in Tennessee. Perfect for slicing and in salads.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 18-36″ (46-91cm)

Row Space: 24-36″ (61-91cm)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

Start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before the last spring frost, and transplant in late spring after nights have warmed. Sow outdoors in climates with 120 or more frost-free days. Germinate best at 75°F. Plant in sunny spot. Feed every two weeks with high phosphorus fertilizer.

Ripen on the vine for best flavor. Vigorous four to six foot vines require tall, sturdy stakes or trellises.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

Matures In: 80 days