Tamarillo - OrangeSolanum betaceum
Tamarillo - Orange
Specifications of Tamarillo - Orange
Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA
Water Requirements Frequent Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? Can be pruned to 2m
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%), Part (Sun:50-80%)
Preferred Soil Type Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months June, July, August, September, October, November, December
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Customer Tips & Reviews Tamarillo - Orange
POTTSVILLE BEACH, NSW, Australia
Wife loves tamarillo but prefers the red ones ( so far ) second season for this tree see how we go
SUNBURY, VIC, Australia
UPDATE MAY 2020These grow QUICK. Now well over 2m tall, has done extremely well, fruit have formed and almost ready for picking (starting to colour up now). There would be around 14 full sized fruit on it at the moment, but probably another 30-40 flo...
WATERFALL, NSW, Australia
Love these trees, they grow super fast and the huge leaves look so nice. I have a red one also which is loaded with fruit, this one is yet to fruit.
Miranda, NSW, Australia
Haven't tasted the fruit for years. This one is a freebie from Daleys. In a pot & looking great, look forward to some fruit next year
Cheltenham, VIC, Australia
Extemely fast growing. Mine has growing about 2 metres in 6 months since planting in the ground. Doesn't like really hot days.
long beach, nsw, australia
Lots of sweet fruit for very long periods
Worongary, QLD, Australia
This tree is very easy to look after, but needs a good drink in dry weather, and a bit of protection from very strong winds. It fruits a couple of times a year, and I find that if I take the fruit off just as they are turning orange, the fruit fly se...
Tamarillo - Orange
I have a tamarillo growing in cold Armidale. It is north facing and sheltered from frost by overhanging bamboo. Major crop (a big one) only after 3yrs. Leaves and tender shoots are killed by frost, but regenerate to provide a nice sweet crop in May-July.