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Solanum lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple'

Cherokee Purple Tomato

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Solanum lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple' is available at:
Scientific Name Solanum lycopersicum 'Cherokee Purple'
Principal Common Name Cherokee Purple Tomato
Common Name(s)
Synonym Lycopersicon esculentum
Description Mid-season, mid-size crimson, purplish red beefsteak tomato grows to about 16 oz. Heirloom variety from Tennessee.
General Comments
Origin
Nativity Central and South America
Height Range 2 - 6 FT
Spread Range 3 - 6 FT
Flower Showy N
Warning
Sunset Zones 1 : 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 11 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 1 : 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Compound : Hairy : Medium : Toothed
Form Edible : Vine
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Time Spring : Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Rich : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Medium
Outstanding Features Container Plant : Edible : Flavor : Fruit : Heat Tolerant

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