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Joffre

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About Joffre

French variety named after Joseph Jacques Césaire Joffre, who was a French general during World War I. First offered in the Seed Savers 2002 Yearbook by Neil Lockhart of Oblong, Illinois, who received the seeds from Luc Fichot of Belgium in 2001. Introduced commercially by Marianna’s Heirloom Seeds in 2012. Indeterminate, regular leaf plant produces 2-3 oz., purple/black, round fruit with very good flavors.

Culinary Use
Salad
Flavor Profile
Sweet / Well-balanced
Flesh Color
Black / Purple
Fruit Color
Purple
Fruit Shape
Round
Fruit Size
Saladette / Small
Leaf Type
Regular
Maturity
Mid-season
Plant Type
Indeterminate
Species
Solanum lycopersicum
Variety
Heirloom / Open Pollinated

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