Cherokee Purple



An old tomato heirloom that has outstanding flavor. This tomato dates back to pre-1890 and is recognized as an old Cherokee Indian heirloom that originated in Tennessee. Tomato has semi-meaty flesh with average seed/flesh ratio. Offers some of the best flavor with an earthy-sweet, rich taste that is delicious eaten raw. Cherokee Purple has beautiful purple skin with a slight pinkish-red hue. This plant produces large vines and large beefsteak fruits that average 8-20 ounces. Cherokee Purple is an indeterminate tomato that will keep producing all summer long into the first frost in fall time. This is in our top 5 of best heirloom tomatoes on the market. High yielding with excellent flavor.


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When We Ship:
Tomato plants ship April thru June. We are unable to ship earlier than April. Tomato plants will be out of stock from July thru October. Pre-orders will begin November 1st. Any orders made November thru March will ship when appropriate the coming season. We aim to ship a week after your last frost. Any orders made after your areas appropriate shipping time but before end of June will be shipped out immediately!

How We Ship:
Tomatoes ship in 2.5″ pots and weigh approximately 13 ounces each. Plants will ship via USPS Priority mail. Live plants are packaged in our plastic clamshell containers that lock the plants in place during shipping for minimal movement. Our superior root systems hold the soil medium in place during shipping. Upon receiving your plants open box immediately and water plants. Let set in a shady area for a day before transplanting.