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Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Ruby Red [64250]

Tamarillo (Tree Tomato) Ruby Red

Cyphomandra betacea

Requires a frost free location along with shelter from wind.


Hidden under a tough skin is a very flavoursome golden-pink flesh. Once considered the "lost food of the Incas". Tamarillo were commercialised in New Zealand and we are now seen as the world leader supplying tamarillo all over the world. Easy to germinate.

Annual or Perennial  Perennial
Approx days to flower/harvest 2 years
Height 250cm
Space between plants  3 metres
When to sow Spring, Summer
Seeds per packet Approx 25