Cherokee Purple Tomato
$3.03 Suggested Selling Price
85 days. (Indeterminate) Disease-resistant, good for the South. [Pre-1890 TN heirloom, reportedly of Cherokee Indian origin. Introduced 1993 by SESE. Seed courtesy Craig LeHoullier.] Large fruits (10-12 oz.) are smooth with slightly ridged shoulders. Ripens to a unique dark, dusky pink/purple. Sometimes called a black tomato, the color carries through to the flesh, especially at the stem end. Good resistance to Septoria leaf spot. 0.16g packet.
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Worker-owned seed company specializing in heirloom and organic seeds. We are particularly focused on the Southeastern United States, though we carry many varieties that will perform well in a wide range of climates. We work with small growers all over the country, thereby supporting organic and ecologically operating family farms.