Tomato: Cherokee Purple

Shape: Beefsteak
Growth: Indeterminate
Leaf: Regular
Maturity: 85-90 Days
Fruit Size: Large (1.5 – 2lbs. tomatoes common)

Notes
Fruit will have purple across it’s body with soft sides and patches of green on it’s shoulders when ripe.  Tomato has a great tomato taste with prominent acidity.  Doesn’t seem to be the fastest growing in terms of height but produces a very large amount of fruit.   Skin tearing and stitching is common with the growth of this thin skin fruit.

Ripening Cherokee Purple Tomato

Ripening Cherokee Purple Tomato

Cherokee Purple Tomato

Cherokee Purple Tomato

Taste and Use

Such a delicious tomato, not to mention awesome looking.  It’s no wonder it’s quickly became a favorite.  Very flavorful and tender.  Great by themselves and great cooked.

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