Solanum Betaceum also known as Tree Tomato or Tamarillo is native to South America. This oblong, egg shaped fruit is grown on small bushy trees or shrubs. The skin on the fruit can vary in many colors depending on the variety. The colors can range from orange, red, yellow and even deep purple. Underneath its smooth surface, the flesh is light orange with a semi firm texture, similar to jello. When ripe, the flesh has a sweet tart flavor, with tangy and acidic notes. It is reminiscent of a common tomato but with less water content and a burst of flavor.
*** PREORDER *** means you are holding your place in line to receive your desired fruit, no exact shipping time is known. Please be patient as rare fruits can be difficult to track down, but rest assured we are doing our best to fulfill all orders in chronological order! ***
********* WE SHIP OUT ORDERS ON MONDAY - WEDNESDAY FOR ORDERS PLACED THE WEEK BEFORE. IF POSSIBLE WE WILL SHIP IT OUT SOONER! *********
Return/Refund Policy ~ Due to perishability, returns on fresh fruit are NOT accepted. In the unfortunate event that fruit arrives in unacceptable conditions please email firstname.lastname@example.org within 24 hours of receiving fruit with CLEAR photos of the product highlighting the issues. If the box arrives damaged and/or late please submit a shipping claim with Fedex and contact us as well at email@example.com.
Tamarillo is shipped ripe and is ready to eat upon delivery. To open the tree tomato, use a knife to cut the fruit in half. Simply, scoop out the soft pulp along with the edible seeds. The skin is edible, however it has a very intense and bitter taste.