The Cherokee Purple is an 80 days heirloom indeterminate. It originated from Tennessee. This is a nice-sized slicing tomato with a bit of variegated coloring. It is a burgundy-colored fruit with green shoulders, delicious, sweet flavor.
The rumor is that this plant was handed down from Native Americans of the Cherokee Tribe. This tomato has captured the minds and kitchens of many. It averages about 20 fruit per plant and is a large grower.