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Tamarillo Fruit Plant ( Cyphomandra betacea)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Tree tomato, Blood fruit, Tomate de yuca, Tamamoro

Botanical Name: Cyphomandra betacea

General Information:

Small tree or shrub in the flowering plant family Solanaceae, Best known for bearing the tamarillo, an egg-shaped edible fruit.

Native to the Andes of Ecuador, Colombia, Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Bolivia. A fast-growing tree that reaches up to 5 meters.

Peak production is reached after 4 years, Fruit is sweeter than a tomato, with a taste resembling a cross between a tomato and a papaya. Prefers highland conditions and some shade for better growth

Tamarillos are also known as tree tomatoes, with oval-shaped fruits that come in both red and yellow. The flesh inside is orange, containing small dark, edible seeds.

General Information:

Tamarillo is attributed to having potent antioxidant, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, and antidiabetic properties.

The fruit offers a range of health benefits, including promoting weight loss and boosting skin health.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 1 to 2 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate