Large beefsteak fruits with mauve-purple skin, green shoulders and red flesh.
The most popular of the “black” tomatoes for its outstanding mild, rich flavor and texture. Widely grown by gardeners and market growers alike. A popular heirloom for the greenhouse. Believed to trace back over 100 years to the Cherokee tribe. Resists cracking. Large, dark purple-skinned tomato. Plants grow on large vines that yield tomatoes up to 5″. Maturity in 85 days. Indeterminate.