Cherokee Tiger Large

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Cherokee Tiger Large
Maturity midseason
Growth habit det.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red, striped
Fruit shape beefsteak
Fruit size medium
Fruit type slicer
Variety type unknown
Country USA
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Cherokee Tiger Large - ripe fruit. 2013-09-03.


Compact bushy plants with beautiful chartreuse regular leaf foliage. Fruits are red with golden stripes, beefsteak type with ruffled shoulders, beautifully shaped with striking colors. 7-12 oz. Excellent flavor, more acidic than sweet. (15 seeds / packet)

Seed source:

Dean Slater, Michigan 13 (F5 seeds)

Year grown: 2013

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • The original cross was made by Bill Jeffers by crossing Cherokee Purple with a tiger striped dwarf tomato variety (Bonte Tigret?). Selection work was carried on by Dean Slater of Michigan. It is unclear how stable this is in F6 generation (2013), but it should be very close!


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