Tamarillo- Orange

Solanum betaceum Open Pollinated

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  • Perennial to 200cm
  • Yellow to orange fruit
  • Also known as Ecuadorian Tomato

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

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'Tamarillo- Orange' seeds

Solanum betaceum

Synonyms: Cyphomandra betacea

  • Perennial to 200cm
  • Yellow to orange fruit
  • Also known as Ecuadorian Tomato

Perennial to 200cm. Produces an upright woody shrub with large green leaves and a shallow root system. Fruit is egg-shaped, starting green and ripening to yellow then orange. The flesh of this variety is sweeter with less acid than the red variety and can be eaten fresh, stewed or turned into jam or chutney. Likes regular watering, free draining soil, full sun and protection from wind. Fruit is formed on new growth; pruning after winter is recommended. Can be grown in large pots in cooler climates and moved indoors over winter. Also known as 'Ecuadorian Tomato'.

Seeds per gram: 208
Product code: B6-03

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring and early summer
Germination 7-28 days @ 18-28°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Half hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing 400cm
Plant Height 200cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 2 years

*Notes: Protect from wind. Prune off growing tip once plants reach around 120cm to encourage branching. Plants will die back in cooler climates over winter.

How To Grow



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