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Week 16 – April 19, 2024

Plant Information

Heirloom Marriage™ Cherokee Carbon Tomato

  • Heirloom Marriage™ Cherokee Carbon Tomato - Basket
  • Heirloom Marriage™ Cherokee Carbon Tomato - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum lycopersicum

Common Name: Heirloom Marriage Beefsteak Tomato

Hardiness Degree: 0°F (-17.8°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 18 - 36" (46 - 91cm)

Height: 60 - 84" (152 - 213cm)

Width: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Heirloom Marriage hybrids cross two heirlooms to produce earlier and more fruit, with great flavor and fewer blemishes than the parents.
Robust purple beefsteak with rich taste is a cross of Cherokee Purple x Carbon.

Grower Information:

New twists on old garden favourites
We trialed hundreds of heirlooms for key traits like colour, flavour, quality, yield. Our favourites were selected…crossed…tested and evaluated. The result: Heirloom Marriage hybrid tomatoes, with much higher yields and earlier maturity than their parents, plus all of the great flavour and less fruit blemishes.

  • Robust purple beefsteak with rich flavour.
  • A cross of Cherokee Purple and Carbon.
  • Best in-ground.
  • Also available as organic seed.