Cherokee_Motley's Tomato 'Cherokee Purple' 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.
Tomato 'Cherokee Purple' normally tends to reach to a mature height of 1.20 metres [imperial: 3.90 feet] so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.
Remember to water moderately.
Your garden's USDA Hardiness Zone (7b) is within the ideal range for Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'. The recommended range is between Zone 3 and 14.
Tomato 'Cherokee Purple' requires a soil ph of 5.0 - 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.
13 Oct 2012
Dying day 186
These two plants were great, I got 15 lbs at least in tomatoes.
15 Jul 2012
Harvesting day 96
Yea… Best Harvest in recent memory….
10.0 x item 7.0 lb
12 Jul 2012
Harvesting day 93
Best Year of Tomatoes Ever
3.0 x item 2.6 lb
10 Jul 2012
Harvesting day 91
Just a single today but a great one.
1.0 x item 0.75 lb
01 Jul 2012
Harvesting day 82
2.0 x item 0.75 lb
29 Jun 2012
Harvesting day 80
I cut these early because they were touching the ground and I did not want slugs getting to them.
6.0 x item 3.4 lb
15 Jun 2012
Growing day 66
Day 66, Bottom Cluster looks incredible.
06 Jun 2012
Setting Fruit day 57
Plants number two is now setting fruit mid way up the plant.
31 May 2012
Fruiting day 51
Even with the deer attack, two of my (3) after setting fruit. Here is a nice cluster.
25 May 2012
Why I don’t use phyical barriers I will never know. This happens every year.
12 Apr 2012
Potting Up day 2
Moved to 1 gallon pot with 1/2 compost and potting soil.
10 Apr 2012
Purchased day 0