Cyphomandra betacea or Tamarillo Tomato Tree gallon Plant
Gallon plant of Cyphomandra betacea a small, half woody, attractive, fast growing, brittle tree; It is shallow rooted reaching 10 to 18 ft, and Producing clusters of 3 to 12, smooth, egg shaped delicious fruit which are pointed at both ends. Size ranges from 2 to 4 inches long and l and a half to 2 inch width. Skin color may be solid deep purple, blood red, orange or yellow, or red and yellow, and may have faint dark longitudinal stripes. It does best where the temperature remains above 50F. Frost at 28F kills the small branches and foliage of mature trees, but not the largest branches and main stem. Zones 8 to 11.