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Tamarillo - Red (Seedling) 10/10

Amanda's Edible Fruits
Update: 216 days 12hrs

Comments: - I love tamarillos and home grown are a bit sweeter than shop/commercial ones, I think, and I don't need sugar with ours. A very easy small tree to grow - but needs shelter and/or support in windy weather. Loves a good feed and water. Fruit fly don't touch ours. Tip pruning encourages new growth = more fruit. Prune after fruiting to get rid of aphid build up. Prolific bearer.

Planted: 2017

Height 3 metres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 3

First Fruited: 1 Years from purchase in pot

Sun/Shade: Medium Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Spring

Pollination: Self Pollination

Fertiliser or Organics Used: Balanced Acid Lovers alternating with slow release organic chook manure pellets


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Tamarillos-red

KathK's Edible Fruits
Update: 904 days 12hrs

Comments: -

Have red & yellow-they grow like crazy, produce lots of fruit for a couple of years then drop dead so try & have a new one on the go all the time. Lucky the fruit are delicious as the leaves smell disgusting!

Delicious on cereal, pavlovas and makes great jam with rhubarb

Pollination: Self Pollination


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KathK says... [3586 days 14hrs ago]


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Tamarillo

Lily's Edible Fruits
Update: 1878 days 14hrs

Comments: -

Cyphomandra betacea Denmark Gold

HxW 3x2, medium sun, frost sensitive


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Tamarillo - Red

JK's Edible Fruits
Update: 3223 days 18hrs


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Tamarillo - Red 10/10

Janny's Edible Fruits
Update: 3388 days 24hrs

Comments: -

I eat Tamarillo's when they are in season with Greek Style Yoghurt for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  They cost about $2 each, so my hubby tries to restrict the number I buy as it shoots the cost of grocery shopping through the roof.

It would be so much easier if I could grow my own!!


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Tamarillo - Red (Seedling)

Amanda19's Edible Fruits
Update: 3793 days 16hrs

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I planted Red, Orange and Yellow - they all died.

Too much sun, wind and aphids...maybe another day when I have the right microclimate.


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Charlesstillcantspell1 says... [3631 days 21hrs ago]

Charlesstillcantspell1 says... [3631 days 21hrs ago]
Keep them low they dont like wind. I would build a shadecloth enclosure and an open roof, should be ok in full sun shouldn't it mine is fine (but to tall this time).
amanda19 says... [3427 days 11hrs ago]
Love ya CCS! but - it's the bloody aphids..Gero has a huge brassica weed problem - I live in a sea of it early spring...and until the ladybirds catch up ...all hell breaks loose...

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