Tamarillo is a bushy every green shrub that can grow 3 metres or more with large heart shaped leaves, with red new growth. It flowers in Spring through Summer while fruits start to form in Autumn. Its fruits are egg shaped with shiny red or yellow smooth skin. The skin is bitter but the pulp is edible. Tamarillo is native to the tropical parts of Americas.
Partly shaded spot (Tropical and hot regions), full sun in Sub-tropical and temperate regions
Suitable for tropical and sub-tropical climates