Jebadiah Fisher Garden Seed

Non-GMO Heirloom Garden Seeds

Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO, Open-Pollinated Garden Seed

Tomato – Cherokee Purple
Tomato – Cherokee Purple

Tomato – Cherokee Purple


Product Description

An old Cherokee Indian heirloom, pre-1890 variety; beautiful deep dusky purple-pink color, superb sweet flavor, and very large-sized fruit (12 to 16 ounces each). Cherokee Purple keeps growing and producing new fruit all summer long. You will find it very easy to grow and bears heavy fruit. For extra-large tomatoes, remove all but a few flowers, so the plant can concentrate its energy into fewer fruit. Perfect slicer for tomato sandwiches! Disease resistant, including blight resistance. Be aware, this variety does need to be caged. Be sure to keep all vines within the cage to avoid break-off of the heavy fruits!



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Planting Instructions

Sun Exposure: Full Sun

Growth Habit: Determinate

Seed Depth: 3/4” 

Plant Spacing: 24” - 36” apart 

Row Spacing: 36” - 48” 

Germinates in: 8 - 14 days 

Germination Temp: 54° - 90° 

Matures in: Approx. 80 days 

Mature Height: 4 feet, will require staking or caging due to heavy fruit