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Pepino El Camino

The medium to large egg-shape fruit turns yellow with purple stripes when ripe. The pepino has a taste that is similar to a cucumber, cantaloupe, and a honeydew melon.

Habit - A small vigorous bush, that flowers during spring and summer and fruits heavily from December until the first frost.

Size - The pepino plant, is a small bush that resembles a tomato vine and which grows to approximately 1 metre in height and width.

Pollination - Self fertile.

Harvest - Summer through to late Autumn

Pepino Incredible Blush ™

Solanum muricatum 'Hortquador' PVR

Elongated fruit reaching 10cm in length, within the average weight of 300g. As the cream fruit develops the purple strips darken. When mature there is a rosy blush.
Produced and marketed by Tharfield Nursery Ltd in association with Plant & Food Research. Provisional PVR protection 'Hortquador'.

Habit - Ideal plant for hanging baskets or containers. A small vigorous bush, that flowers during spring and summer and fruits heavily from December until the first frost.

Size - Approxiately 30cm x 50cm.

Pollination - Self fertile

Harvest - Summer through to late Autumn

Pepino Incredible Ruby ™

Solanum muricatum 'Hortcolomb' PVR

Purple elongated fruit approxiately 12cm long when mature. The fruit is juicy with a mild flavour and crisp texture.
Produced and marketed by Tharfield Nursery Ltd in association with Plant & Food Research. Provisional PVR protection 'Hortcolomb'.

Habit - Ideal for container grown. A small vigorous bush, that flowers during spring and summer and fruits heavily from December until the first frost.

Size - Compact plant 60cm x 60cm.

Pollination - Self fertile

Harvest - Summer through to late Autumn


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