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23/01/2014 at 18:32

Anyone had any experience of growing these? Thought they were supposed to be easier to grow than tomatoes but was told at a seed fair that they have to be grown in a greenhouse in the UK and the seed seller at the Bristol event was from Somerset so you think he would know.

23/01/2014 at 18:39

I grew them about 5 years ago in a cold greenhouse where they grew in pretty much the same way as tomatoes.  I didn't particularly like them though and found them to be a bit like unripe cape gooseberries (which I also didn't like much when I grew those) so won't be bothering with either of those again.

KEF
23/01/2014 at 20:05

Bump for Zoomer?

23/01/2014 at 20:08

A friend gave me a couple of plants a few years ago when I had a tiny northeast back yard and a small shady westfacing front patch in Norfolk - I grew the plants on the front door step and got a few fruits - not hugely successful but a result.  The friend did much better with hers in her greenhouse.

23/01/2014 at 20:40

apparently you need two plants as they are not self fertile.

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