This tomato has character. Full flavored. Definitely one of the top flavored tomatoes for those who don't prefer sweet tomatoes. Complex, for those who didn't think they'd ever like tomatoes.
Cluster of Cherokee Purple Tomato on vine.
Cherokee Purple Tomato 2002 (seed from the Cherokee Small Farm Project Seed Bank)
bloom of the Cherokee Purple tomato.
2004 Cherokee Purples
First Fruits of my Cherokee Purple
transplanted out only 12 days
My first CP of the '06 season with a little genovese/lemon/red rubin basil. Who could ask for anything more? One of the first OP toms I ever grew, and I still love it.
So ugly but so delicius.
Tomato Cherokee Purple on 07/04/2007 (West Sacramento, CA)
Cherokee Purple Ripening in S Fla - Jan 2008
Two Cherokee Purples next to a Brandywine
Cherokee Purple tomato bloom cluster
My first Cherokee to ripen this season. Some splitting but beautiful otherwise. 6/9/10
My first Cherokee to ripen this season. Beautiful and delicious!! 6/13/10
First Cherokee Purple of 2011
Top view of huge 2 lb 2 oz Cherokee Purple.
Side view of huge 2 lb 2 oz Cherokee Purple.
Another side view of huge 2 lb 2 oz Cherokee Purple.
Top view of normal size Cherokee Purple.
Side view of normal size Cherokee Purple.
Plant grew well and I had many tomatoes in the 10 to 12 ounce delicious range!
Left to right- Cherokee Purple, Nebraska Wedding, Mortgage Lifter