The Cherokee Purple Tomato is a climbing variety, and will require staking. It produces medium flattened globe shaped fruits, purple-pink skin with dark shoulders, the inside flesh ranges in colour from purple to green to brown. Beefsteak type with very juicy flesh. Grown for its exceptional flavour.
Sow 5mm deep, Spring and Summer. Full sun, moist well drained soil.
Prune plants to two main stems. Keep well watered. Pick when mature to encourage more fruit. To reduce the risk of disease water base/roots rather than overhead. Rotate crops: do not plant in the same position two years in a row.
10 seeds per packet