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Pepino Dulce [60700]

Pepino Dulce

Solanum muricatum

Pepino's are ideal in a container on the deck where it will flower and fruit heavily.  Deemed to be parthenocarpic (does not require pollination to produce fruit) however, a much heavier crop results from self or cross pollination (i.e. grow several plants and attract the bees).   

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The plants will not set fruit until the night temperatures are above 18 degrees Celsius.  A small bushy plant with a woody base.   Grows to about 100cm high and 75cm in diameter. The plants may benefit from staking.  Fruit is a unique dual coloured white-cream with violet stripes markings.  Flesh is sweet & tasty

Annual or Perennial  Annual
Approx days to flower/harvest 150
Height 75cm
Space between plants  100
When to sow Spring, Summer
Seeds per packet Approx 15