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Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant

Goodness Grows Edibles

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$36.99
This product does not ship to: Idaho
  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 5 - 7 Feet
  • Mature Spread 3 - 4 Feet
  • Growing Zones 9 - 12

Hyloom Tomatoes take all of the best attributes of an heirloom tomato and make it even better. Cherokee Carbon Tomato is a new type of tomato bred exclusively from heirloom stock. It is a cross of Cherokee Purple and Carbon Heirloom Tomatoes. This new hybrid is highly crack resistant, less prone to cat-facing, and more consistent in fruit size without losing flavor or disease resistance. The large 10-12-ounce fruits are produced on indeterminate vines all summer, starting at 75 days from transplanting.

Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant Care  

Plant Cherokee Carbon outside after the nighttime temperatures are above 50 degrees F. Use covered hoops or cloches to provide added warmth and get an earlier start to the growing season. Amend the soil with 1-2 inches of organic compost to provide added nutrition and ensure good drainage. Tomatoes need at least 6 hours of direct sun to produce flowers and set fruit heavily. In hot and humid climates, shade early in the morning or late in the day will give plants time to rest from the heat of the day. Provide trellising or cages for support of the tall growing vines. Tie in the main leader early and often to keep plants from spreading along the ground.

Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant 

Cherokee Carbon will begin to produce fruit 75 days from transplanting. They are indeterminate and will continue to flower and fruit until the first frost in fall. Any green fruit can be picked at the end of the season and ripened in a cool, frost-free spot. 

Tomatoes grow well in large containers such as half whiskey barrels or even 5-gallon buckets. Ensure that there is excellent drainage, and use a soil-based potting mix with added perlite. Fertilizing will be needed regularly. Use either liquid seaweed or a proprietary formula for tomatoes or roses. Water when the top 2-3 inches of soil are dry. Watering may be needed daily as the plants mature or the weather gets hot.

Watering Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant

Water when the top 3-4 inches of soil are dry. Watering with one inch of water once or twice a week will encourage the roots to grow deeper in the ground and be less affected by hot or dry weather.

Feeding Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant

Use a liquid fertilizer every two weeks until the first fruits form on the plants. Diluted liquid seaweed or fish emulsion is a great organic choice. 

Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 9 - 12
Plant Type: Edible Plants
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 5 - 7 Feet
Mature Spread: 3 - 4 Feet
Spacing: 3 - 4 Feet
Habit: Upright
Flower Color(s): None
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: N/A
Foliage Color(s): Green
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: N/A
Watering: Average
Resists: Disease, Pests & Insects
Tolerates: N/A
Attracts: Bees
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting
Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
Brand:
Common Name: Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant
Other Name(s): Cherokee Carbon Tomato
Scientific Name: Tomato Heirloom Marriage 'Cherokee Carbon'
SKU:
1231013921-pc

Container Sizes

Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.

4.5 Pot

4.5" Pot
 Also Know As:
   4.5" Container

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months
 Plant Size:
   ~ 3"-6"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.5"H x 3.75"W
 Volume:
   1.42 quarts

Quart Pot

Quart Pot
 Also Know As:
   Quart

 Plant Age:
   ~ 6 months - 1 year
 Plant Size:
   ~ 4"-8"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 4.75"H x 4.5"W
 Volume:
   1.50 quarts

2.5 Quart

2.5 Quart
 Also Know As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 8"-12"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 6.5"H x 6.5"W
 Volume:
   2.20-2.30 quarts

#1 Pot

#1 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 2 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 10"-14"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 7"H x 7.75"W
 Volume:
   2.26-3.73 quarts

#2 Pot

#2 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #2 Container
    2 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1.5 - 3 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-18"
 Pot Size:
   ~ 9.5"H x 9.5"W
 Volume:
   1.19-1.76 gallons

#3 Pot

#3 Pot
 Also Know As:
   #3 Container
    3 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 2 - 4 years old
 Plant Size:
   ~ 12"-30"
 Pot Size:
   ~9.5"H x 11"W
 Volume:
   2.32-2.76 gallons


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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)

Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

For information on how to care for you new plant please check out our guide. Guide: How to Care for Your New Plant(s)

Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)

We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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Planter Shipping

Standard Colors: 2-3 business days

Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice

Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations

Plant Shipping

Time of Order:

Summer Shipping

  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location


Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.