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Cyphomandra betacea

Cyphomandra  betacea
Our Price:  £6.50



2 in stock

Common Name: Tamarillo, Tree Tomato

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  White
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Tender (plus 5 to 10 deg. C.)


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.

Shrubland Park Nurseries