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Tomato, Cherokee Purple        

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Plant Tomato Solanum lycopersicum 35940


Care Instructions

Ensure a rough distance of 2.60 feet (80.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.78 inches (2.0 cm) when sowing directly.

Ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant - Tomato 'Cherokee Purple' is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet in imperial).

Your garden has full sun light which is ideal for Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'.

Remember to water moderately.

Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (8b) is within the ideal range for Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.

Tomato 'Cherokee Purple' tends to grow best in a soil ph of between 5.0 and 6.0 meaning it does best in acidic soil.

More information about Tomato, Cherokee Purple is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Tomato, Cherokee Purple Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

Harvest Tally

3.32 lb : 5.0 item

Linked Plantings & Stash Items

Name Garden Gardener Location Planted Archived
Tomato, Cherokee Purple 2011 Seeds         Tomato, Cherokee Purple 2011 Seeds

Solanum lycopersicum

ErikInTheBakery Renton WA, United States Renton WA, United...



i ate some of these from a farmer’s market in California and they were amazing. I didn’t know this was a cold tolerant variety. I’ll be interested in knowing if you get a tasty harvest from them.

Posted on 25 Jul 11 (almost 4 years ago)

This is actually my third year growing them up here, they’ve done great!

Posted on 25 Jul 11 (almost 4 years ago)

great news! Gotta try them.

Posted on 27 Jul 11 (almost 4 years ago)

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