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Tomato Purple Cherokee

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Tomato Purple Cherokee    

Approximate Seed Quantity: 10

This American Heirloom Beefsteak variety is named for the Cherokee Indians who first grew them over 100 years ago. Productive plants produce large fruits (350-450g). The colour is a dusty dark rose pink with darker purple shoulders. Excellent flavour! Indeterminate

  • Sow seeds 2mm deep. Keep the seed compost moist and use a propagator or a warm windowsill
  • Minimum temperature 18-20°C
  • Days to germination: 6-14
  • Transplant when seedlings are large enough to handle
  • Plant out when 20cm. Requires warmth and a good summer to thrive outside. Acclimatise to cooler conditions if planting outside
  • Keep moist and feed with a liquid tomato fertilizer fortnightly when the first fruit appear