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Tamarillo Tree Tomato Cyphomandra betacea 15 seeds
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Tamarillo Tree Tomato Cyphomandra betacea 15 seeds
Cyphomandra betacea
Exotic tangy egg shaped fruits up to 5cm long that are packed with vitamins and minerals. The Tree Tomato skin has a bitter taste. The juicy Tamarillo fruits can be sliced and eaten raw, just scoop out the delicious flesh or puree the fruits. Germination slow and erratic 4 + weeks. Use as a vegetable in salads, add to stews or casseroles, added to desserts and jams. Remove the skin and soak in honey for a great breakfast or snack. Height up to 3m

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General Information
Tree tomato or Tamarillo Cyphomandra betacea Exotic Peruvian fruit, sow March to April lightly covering seeds with compost or vermiculite. Germinate at 30 Centigrade day and 20 Centigrade night temperatures, do not let the compost dry out. Germination slow and erratic, takes approx 35 days. Grow in large pots or containers indoors under glass or outdoors in warmer areas after all risk of frost has passed.


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