Tamarillo Tree following – May 2014
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Tamarillo Tree following – May 2014

A single fruit remains! Here is all that is left of the crop of 2014 – a lonely overripe tamarillo, just waiting for a bird to snatch. But somehow, they leave it alone. Experience maybe? The sour sweetness of tamarillo is an acquired taste, and I for one, have acquired it. So for this month’s … 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