Cyphomandra betaceae 20 seeds

2,25

Cyphomandra betaceae 20 seeds

2,25

CYPHOMANDRA BETACEA or Tree tomato, Tamarillo. The tree tomato is a strongly branched evergreen semi-shrub that grows fairly quickly. The tree tomatohas a short trunk.
Before we talk about the fruit, the sweet scented blossom smells great!
The petioles are up to 15 cm long and the leaves are heart-shaped and grow to 35 by 20 cm in size. If the leaf is bruised, a pungent odor is released. Pruning the plant is possible to keep it in check.
The flowers of the tree tomato are 2 cm wide and grow in clusters at the tops in April/May. They have 5 petals that are pale pink or lavender colored with yellow stamens. The calyx is purple/green in color. The tree tomato is self-pollinating. The name Tamarillo originated in New Zealand and was invented to promote the fruit and give it a name. The fruits are ovoid and 10×5 cm in size. The skin is shiny and thin, similar to the tomato.
The fruits are ripe if they are orange or red.

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Description

CYPHOMANDRA BETACEA or Tree tomato, Tamarillo. The tree tomato is a strongly branched evergreen semi-shrub that grows fairly quickly. The tree tomatohas a short trunk.
Before we talk about the fruit, the sweet scented blossom smells great!
The petioles are up to 15 cm long and the leaves are heart-shaped and grow to 35 by 20 cm in size. If the leaf is bruised, a pungent odor is released. Pruning the plant is possible to keep it in check.
The flowers of the tree tomato are 2 cm wide and grow in clusters at the tops in April/May. They have 5 petals that are pale pink or lavender colored with yellow stamens. The calyx is purple/green in color. The tree tomato is self-pollinating. The name Tamarillo originated in New Zealand and was invented to promote the fruit and give it a name. The fruits are ovoid and 10×5 cm in size. The skin is shiny and thin, similar to the tomato.
The fruits are ripe if they are orange or red.

Additional information

Weight 0,0100 kg
USDA zone

Zone 10: -1.1 to + 4.4 degrees

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