Tomato 'Cherokee Purple'

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PACKAGING: Sachet Zip lock 12 - 15 SEEDS

An old variety from the Cherokee Indians.

1. Original title: Cherokee Purple. Also can be called Purple Cherokee, Cherokee purple, Cherokee purple and Cherokee purple.

2. History: this variety was introduced by SSE member Craig Ligularia in 1990. The seeds he received from JD Green of tn. Craig Ligular (Craig Le Houllier) - collector, a member of SSE, the author of the books 'Epic Tomatoes' (Epic tomato), 'Growing Vegetables in Straw Bales' (Growing vegetables in straw bales).

The Cherokee nation - Indian people in North Carolina.

3. Characteristics of plant: a ripening tomato Cherokee Purple mid-season. Grows well in greenhouse and open field. Bush indeterminate, high, 180 cm Stem thick, leaf simple. Floral brush simple, grows 4-5 fruits.

4. How to build: can carry 1 or 2 of the stem. Remove side shoots and garter mandatory.

5. Form and weight: fruit shape is flat-round, with a rare rib near the stalk. Weight 200-300 grams.

6. The color of the tomato: the color is dark Burgundy, brown. Near plodorodnoye green color inherent in the delicious varieties. In the context of the flesh is maroon and crimson with green seed gel. The structure of the flesh is buttery, sweet. The fruit is juicy.

7. Palatability: the taste is excellent! Sweet with harmonious acidity. Delicious. The tomato flavor with a spicy aftertaste.

8. Usage: You will have rich, flavorful salads, fresh sauces and sugary juices. Stored fruit long after harvest. With excess moisture, the skin may crack. Therefore, love moderately moist soil.

Stable, old variety. Very tasty. It is worth having in the collection.

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