Tamarillo White Egg

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Tamarillo White Egg

$4.54 / packet

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Description

Cyphomandra betacea, commonly known as Tamarillo or Tamarillo White Egg, belongs to the Solanaceae family. This compact fruiting plant is recognized for its manageable size, typically reaching heights of 3 to 4 feet (90 to 120 cm), making it suitable for both garden and container cultivation. The Solanaceae family affiliation indicates its botanical features. The White Egg's fruit is distinctive, resembling a white egg in both shape and size. This cultivar is a practical choice for those seeking a compact and visually appealing addition to their garden or container planting.

Sowing Advice

Surface sow the seeds on sterile compost in a heated propagator in spring. Water the newly germinated sparingly at first as the stems are prone to rot if over-watered. This can also happen to more mature plants growing in the ground. If watering is withheld the plant will usually recover. Pot on into small pots and later into large pots or open ground in warm areas.

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Key Facts

Family:Solanaceae

Common name:Cyphomandra Betacea

Classification:Half hardy annual

Height:90cm-1.2m

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

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