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Wrigly's Edible Backyard

Joined: 04/06/10 Updated: 22/06/10 Frost:
Location: Wonthaggi


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Tamarillo (Seedling) 10/10

Wrigly's Edible Fruits
Update: 3395 days 22hrs

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They grow true to type from seed , I only grow the red variety, I find the yellow variety lacks flavour. After fruit has reached full colour do not be in a hurry to pick, wait for another 2 or 3 weeks to fully ripen , taste test frequently until ripe. I eat them fresh but I am told they are good cut in half lengthways, sprinkled with sugar and lightly grilled. The skin is bitter and should not be eaten. If blanched in hot water the skin can be slipped off.

Planted: 2005

Height 1.8 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 2

Fruit Harvest: 12 kilograms per Year

First Fruited: 2 Years from Seed

Water Given in: Autumn

Pruned By: 10% in Summer

Pollination: Self Pollination

When I Fertilise: Winter and Spring

Pest Control:

Confidor, When aphids are abundant usually 1 spray in a 12 mth period

Organic Status:Pesticides Used


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