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Cherokee Purple

Zoom in Photo: Cherokee Purple.

Photo by Peter Nitzsche, County Agricultural Agent

History: Said to be 100 years old and originally from the Cherokee people.

Tomato Type: Heirloom

Breed: Open Pollinated

Season: Late

Leaf Type: Normal

Plant Type: Indeterminate

Plant Height: 5 ft.

Fruit Size: 10 oz.

Fruit Shape: Flattened Globe

Skin Color: Deep Pink

Flesh Color: Deep Pink

Usage: Fresh

Availability: Seed Exchange, Commercial

Comments: Very sweet flavor? Has green shoulders.

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