Seed Freaks - Wild Pepino - Tzimbalo
Flowers & Trees
Seed Freaks – Wild Pepino – Tzimbalo
WILD PEPINO TZIMBALO
A rare perennial shrub from the Andes valued for its 2cm sized fruits which, when ripe, taste like a tangy melon.
The fruits are ripe when they turn yellow and the stripes purple.
Better suited to warmer climates.
Suitable for fresh eating or added to salads or as a delightful accompaniment to cheeses.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: SEP, OCT, NOV,
Sub – Tropical: SPRING
PH 5.8 – 7
Good humus levels.
best sown in trays.
Press the tiny seed onto the seed raising mix and keep moist until germination.
Grows to approx. 50cm high.
plant 1 metre apart.
Well suited to greenhouses.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 50 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN