The Cherokee Chocolate Tomato is a captivating heirloom variety, renowned for its unique color and exquisite flavor. This indeterminate tomato plant produces medium to large-sized fruits that are unlike typical red tomatoes. Instead, Cherokee Chocolate tomatoes exhibit a stunning dark mahogany-brown to deep purple-brown hue, which deepens as they ripen. This remarkable coloration is complemented by a rich, complex flavor profile that combines sweetness with a smoky undertone, making them a gourmet delight. Their meaty texture and robust taste make them an excellent choice for slicing, sandwiches, and enhancing the flavor of salads and culinary creations.
In the garden, Cherokee Chocolate Tomato plants are vigorous growers, often requiring support due to their indeterminate growth habit and the weight of their large fruits. They typically begin to bear fruit around 75 to 85 days after planting, providing a continuous harvest throughout the growing season. Gardeners treasure this variety not only for its exceptional taste but also for its visual appeal and adaptability to different growing conditions. The Cherokee Chocolate Tomato is a true gem in the world of heirloom tomatoes, offering a rare combination of extraordinary color and delectable flavor that is sure to impress both gardeners and food enthusiasts.
Class: Stabilized Cross
Day Count: 80
New in-store pickup process for online orders only:
* This year you will be able to hand select your own tomatoes that we individually separate for all online orders
* There will no longer be an in-store pickup fee for your online tomato orders
* Pickup tomatoes here on your scheduled date
* Due to the uncontrollable nature of growing plants, some varieties will not make the grade. We will do our best to fulfill your complete order. We will also automatically refund you for any tomatoes or peppers that are not available.
* Individual plants may vary in size from the variety description. Seedlings are in limited supply and variety availability may vary.