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11/06/2013 at 18:50

I have been given a small tomato plant and been told it is a tomato tree. I grow my tomatoes in my green house and thought I would treat it the same way as my Gardener Delight plants. From what I have read, it is a perennial that fruits late - in autumn and will need frost protection. Any tips or any thing else I should know about a tomato tree? Thanks.

11/06/2013 at 19:32

Have a look at this

http://www.victoriananursery.co.uk/Tamarillo_Tree_Tomato_Seed/

I should think definitely a GH or conservatory required in winter.

11/06/2013 at 21:27

Hi Swiss Sue, Thanks for the link. I have read it and it confirms most of what I knew except for feeding...no feeding appears to be needed and it is not a tomato at all!

12/06/2013 at 10:45

No, it's from the tomato family but not a tomato. They can grow into pretty big specimens too.

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