Cherokee Purple

WILL BE AVAILABLE DECEMBER 2018

Rivals Brandywine for flavor. Productive plants produce large crops of 12 oz. fruits. Excellent tomato flavor. This strain was obtained from J. D. Green in Tennessee and is thought to be from the Cherokee Nation. Plants are indeterminate, but seldom grow more than 4′ tall. 75-90 days from transplant.

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Additional information

Seed Type

Certified Organic, Certified Organic-Virus Tested, Conventional, Conventional-Virus Tested

Latin Name:

Solanum lycopersicum

Germination:

7-14 days

Maturity:

75-90 days from transplant

Ripe Color

Dark Purplish-Red

Fruit Size

Beefsteak (Large)

Growth Habit

Indeterminate

Support Needed

Cage, stake, or trellis

Exposure:

Full Sun

Planting Method

Transplanting recommended. Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Set out when all danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed.

Planting Depth:

1/4"

Spacing

Space plants 24" apart in rows 3-4 feet apart.

Seed Count

+/- 10,900 per ounce; 175,970 per pound

Satisfaction Guarantee

A.P. Whaley Seed Company is committed to your satisfaction. We pride ourselves in offering only the highest quality seeds: those free of GMOs, noxious weeds and other invasive species, and produced by growers that are supportive of sustainable agricultural practices.  Limitation of Liability:  The sole remedy for loss or damages shall be limited to the purchase price of the seed.  Shipping charges are not refundable. Under no circumstances will A. P. Whaley LLC be liable for consequential damages.  All claims must be submitted to A. P. Whaley LLC in writing no more than 30 days from the date of purchase.

Wholesale Customers

For wholesale pricing and availability, please contact our office at (608) 437-9081.

Organic Certification

All seed labeled as Certified Organic is certified for A.P. Whaley LLC by MOSA.

    

Virus Testing

Our Virus Tested seeds are tested by independent labs accredited by the National Seed Health System.  As demand grows we will expand our Virus Tested offerings.  Lab certificates can be supplied upon request.

We are testing for the following viruses and bacteria that can cause devastating losses and rapidly spread in greenhouse and commercial production environments:

PEPPER  VIRUS/BACTERIA TESTS:

√ Bacterial Spot (Xcv)-10,000 seeds

√ Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)-3,000 seeds

√ Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV)-3,000 seeds

√ Pepper Mild Mottled Mosaic Virus (PMMoV)-3,000 seeds

TOMATO VIRUS/BACTERIA TESTS:

√ Bacterial Spot (Xcv)-10,000 seeds

√ Bacterial Speck (Pst)-10,000 seeds

√ Bacterial Canker (Cmm)-10,000 seeds

√ Tobacco Mosaic Virus (TMV)-3,000 seeds

√ Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV)-3,000 seeds

√ Tomato Mottled Mosaic Virus (ToMMV)-3,000 seeds

√ Pepino Mosaic Virus (PepMV)-2,000 seeds

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