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TOMATO Cherokee Purple

Lycopersicon esculentum

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$4.10

Family: Solanaceae

Subfaimly: Solanoideae

Characteristics: Annual fruiting vine

Seeds per packet: 25

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Heirloom tomato cultivated by Native American Cherokee tribe. Very productive plants producing dusky rose to purple coloured, 340-450 gram (12oz.-1 lb.) A very popular market variety because of its rich, complex and sweet flavours. One of the best tasting heirloom tomatoes. Heavy yielding tomato.

Adaptable to most soils but produces the best fruit in a deep free-draining soil with consistent moisture in a sunny position. Protect from strong winds, support with stakes when required.

Tropical: All Year Round
Temperate: Late Winter to Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring

Sow: 6mm deep
For best results grow in seed raising trays of a quality seed raising mix. Keep warm and moist. Transplant when 5-7cm high.
Plant space: 75-100cm
Row Space: 50-60cm
Germination: 10-14 days
Maturity: 10-12 weeks

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