Introduced by North Carolina SSE member Craig LeHoullier in 1991 from seed obtained from J. D. Green of Tennessee. Uniquely colored dusty rose-brown fruits weigh up to 14 ounces. Delicious sweet flesh. Indeterminate, 75-90 days from transplant.
Learn to Grow Cherokee Purple Tomato
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Gemination: 7-14 days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Support: Cage, stake, or trellis
Instructions – Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Tomatoes are sensitive to freezing temperatures, so wait to transplant outdoors until the soil is warm. Plant in full sun.