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Cherokee Carbon Tomato Plant

Goodness Grows Edibles

Availability : In Stock
$36.99
This product does not ship to: AZ, CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA
  • 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 Known 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 Known 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 Known As:
   2.5 Quart Pot

 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 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 Known As:
   #1 Container
    1 Gallon
 Plant Age:
   ~ 1 - 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 Known 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 Known 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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