Tamarillo Tree Following – August 2014
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Tamarillo Tree Following – August 2014

Way back in May we had a single Tamarillo fruit left on the tree – and then there was Winter! The Sun is returning to high arcs through the sky, and the wind has become less bitter. Spring and her promise of rebirth has arrived :) So it seems for the Tamarillo, with rapid new growth in … Continue reading

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Tamarillo – 5 Reasons Why You Need a Year Round Tomato
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Tamarillo – 5 Reasons Why You Need a Year Round Tomato

It’s a Fruit – It’s a Vegetable. Whatever I’m surprised that Solanum betaceum (Tamarillo), does not feature more often in permaculture systems. They are a fast growing small tree with good drought resistance, thrive in a strong wind when kept in bush form to about 2 meters, and of course, they make delicious fruit – … Continue reading