Cherokee Purple Tomatoes
The Cherokee Purple is an old heirloom tomato that has an outstanding flavor. This tomato dates back to pre-1890 and is recognized as an old Cherokee Indian heirloom that originated in Tennessee. This variety has a semi-meaty flesh with an average seed/flesh ratio. The Cherokee Purple offers some of the best flavor with an earthy-sweet, rich taste that is delicious eaten raw. This tomato has a beautiful purple skin with a slight pinkish-red hue. This plant produces large vines with large beefsteak fruits that average 8-20 ounces. The Cherokee Purple is an indeterminate tomato that will keep producing all summer long and into the first frost in fall time.