Cherokee Carbon

Breed: Open Pollinated

Season: Mid

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 5 ft.

Fruit Size: 12 oz.

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Skin Color: Purple

Flesh Color: Purple

Comments: Beefsteak heirloom marriage between Cherokee Purple and Carbon.

Note: Comments followed by "?" are from seed catalog descriptions. You decide if you agree.


  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences