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Cyphomandra betacea

Common Name: Tamarillo, Tree Tomato

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Cyphomandra  betacea
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Price:  £6.50

Availability:  

  

WE ARE GROWING THESE ON, THEY SHOULD BE AVAILABLE SOON

Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  Exotic
Season of Interest:  All year round
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  White
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


A scrambling evergreen shrub producing egg shaped and sized edible fruit (eaten raw or used for jams or jellies). Given a frost free sunny greenhouse border, fruit will be produced in late summer. Support the stems, and feed with e.g. Tomorite, rather like a large tomato plant. Plants will also appreciate a mulch.


Mainland UK  £6 - £8.50 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6 - £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15 - £20

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Please allow up to 7 working days for your order to be despatched. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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