Cherokee Chocolate

Photo: Cherokee Chocolate.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

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History: Craig LeHoullier stabilized this rogue type from the popular heirloom 'Cherokee Purple'.

Tomato Type: Specialty

Breed: Open Pollinated

Origin: USA

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Narrow

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 5 ft.

Fruit Size: 13 oz.

Fruit Shape: Beefsteak

Skin Color: Black

Flesh Color: Black

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