Heirloom from Tennessee cultivated by Native American Cherokee tribe. Very productive plants producing loads of dusky rose to purple colored, 12 - 16 oz, beefsteak tomatoes with striking dark interior flesh. A very popular market variety because of its rich, complex and sweet flavors. One of the best tasting and most popular heirloom tomatoes. We love dark tomatoes like this one for their excellent, smokey-sweet flavor and gorgeous color. Plant has an indeterminate growth habit (needs a tall tomato cage). A good sub, if sold out, is Black Bear, Indira Gandhi, Paul Robeson, or Cherokee Carbon.
Biodynamic-certified young tomato plant. Pre-order now for pick up at Love Apple Farms Spring Plant Sale.
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