Our favourite garden tomato is this tasty heirloom. A large, smoky pink-purple slicer with a hint of green at the top. The flavour is incredibly rich and complex. Slice it on a sandwich or eat it straight from the vine, letting the juice run down your chin.
Botanical name : Lycopersicon esculentum
Common name : Cherokee Purple, Standard (Slicing) Tomato
Size at maturity : 3-5" Fruits
Days to maturity : 70-80
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring / Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/2"
Plant spacing : 24"-36"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 10,000