Cyphomandra betacea 10 PCS fresh seeds, Tamarillo seeds, Tree tomato, Blood fruit, Chilto, Fruit seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO
Cyphomandra betacea fresh seeds, Tamarillo seeds, Tree tomato, Blood fruit, Chilto, Fruit seeds, Organic seeds, Non GMO (lat. Cyphomandra betacea).
A fruit plant of the Solanaceae family. A small evergreen tree or shrub 2-3 meters high with large, oval, shiny leaves. The flowers are pinkish-white, fragrant, with a 5-membered cup.
It usually lives for 15 years, enters fruiting in the second year.
Tamarillo fruits are egg—shaped berries 5-10 cm long, growing in clusters of 3-12 pieces. Their shiny rind is hard and bitter, and the flesh has a sweet-sour-salty taste, reminiscent of currants and a little gooseberry. The color of the peel can be orange-red, yellow, there is also a purple color. The color of the pulp is usually golden pink, the seeds are thin and round, black. The fruits resemble long-fruited tomatoes.
Tamarillo fruits are eaten raw, having previously peeled the peel and the upper thin layer to the pulp. It is ideal for adding a small amount of pulp to smoothies and smoothies to give a special flavor and unique taste. It is more often used for culinary processing and canning. They are poorly stored and do not withstand long-term transportation.