Tamarillo are beloved by adults and children alike, fruiting for long periods of time they are a high source of Vitamin C over the winter months. Eaten raw or cooked in pies, crumbles, sauces or chutneys. The colourful fruit hang beneath the large leaves which form a canopy above - quite appetising.
Red - Large fruit, dark red inside. Best ones for making chutneys, sauces, and wine. Prolific fruiter.
Orange - Not the commercial variety sometimes available in shops, but the original South American wild variety. They have a sweet tangy orange pulp and the trees set large crops of fruit. They also fruit over a longer period than the other varieties. NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (2021)
TAMARILLO - (Cyphomandra betacea)