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Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)
Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)

Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Seeds (Edible, Fast)

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Tamarillo, (Tree Tomato), Cyphomandra Betacea, Tree Seeds (Edible, Fast)

Tamarillo is a small, fast-growing, attractive, half-woody, evergreen, or partially deciduous, shrub or small tree, growing to a height of 10 to 18 feet. The alternate, evergreen leaves are more or less heart-shaped at the base and ovate pointed at the apex. They are 4 to 13 inches long and 1.5 to 5 inches broad, thin, softly hairy, with conspicuous veins.

 

 

Leaf: Large, heart-shaped, 4 to 13 inches long, and 1.5 to 5 inches broad, thin, softly hairy, with conspicuous veins.
Flower: Fragrant 1/2 to 3/4 inch borne in small, loose clusters near the branch tips.
Fruit: Edible, 2 to 4 inches long and 1.5 to 2 inches in width. Skin color varies.
Other Names: Tamarillo, Tree Tomato, Arbol de Tomate
Zone: 9 to 11 (Hardy to 25F)
Growth Rate: Very Fast
Plant Type: Evergreen or partially deciduous, shrub or small tree
Family: Solanaceae
Native Range: South America
Height: 100 to 20 feet
Spread: 6 to 8 feet
Bloom Time: Late Summer
Bloom Color: Pink or Lavender
Sun: Full Sun to Part Shade
Fall Color: None
Drought Tolerance: Low. Tamarillos cannot tolerate prolonged drought and must have an ample water supply during extremely dry periods.
Water: Moderate
Site Requirements /Soil Tolerances: Tamarillos require fertile, light well-drained soil that is rich in organic matter.
Culture: Seedling trees are pruned back the first year after planting to a height of 3 or 4 feet to encourage branching.
Sowing Cyphomandra betacea Seeds:
For best results, please follow the instructions in the order provided.
Scarify: Freeze Seeds for 24 hours
Germination: Sow 1/8” Deep. Keep warm and moist (Not wet). Expect 30 Days