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Jocotillo

About Jocotillo

An heirloom tomato from Guatemala that dates back to the 1960s, or earlier. Collected in 1966 from an Indian market in Antigua, Guatemala.
First offered in the Seed Savers 2008 Yearbook by Norbert R. Pikovsky, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, who got the seed from USDA. Introduced commercially in North America by Tatiana’s TOMATObase Seeds in 2016. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces 1-2 oz., small, pink, oval fruits. Quite juicy. Mild sweet flavors.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner
Flavor Profile
Sweet
Flesh Color
Red
Fruit Color
Pink
Fruit Shape
Elongated / Plum/Pear/Piriform
Fruit Size
Small
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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