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Solanum lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple'
- 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato is an indeterminate heirloom tomato in the One Earth Edibles line.
- A Tennessee heirloom with Cherokee origins, 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato is best known for its dark red to purple colored fruit.
- Although not as productive as other varieties, 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato is worth growing for its superior flavor.
- 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato is a favorite among apartment and townhouse dwellers with small garden spaces due to its shorter vines.
Be careful when harvesting 'Cherokee Purple' Tomato, as its thin skin is prone to bruising and cracking.
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