Oxfarm organic ltd reveal a new website http://oxfarmorganic.co.ke/ as a virtual online shop

Due to the high demand of our organic seedlings, farm inputs and planting packages we have launched a new website to serve you better http://oxfarmorganic.co.ke/ as our virtual online eshop. This will help our customers’ book for all our services online. You can book seedlings, buy farm inputs, machinery, greenhouses, drip kits, livestock, livestock implements like milk ATM, cow mattresses, milking machines, chaff cutters, etc via a simple mail and delivery is done the next day. We will give free delivery service to our customers who order through our new…

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New varieties of tree tomatoes and arrowroots ensure bumper harvest for innovative farmer in Nyeri county ( Benefits of Muthakwa grafted tree tomatoes)

For Elizabeth Nyambura, a two-year wait to reap from tree tomatoes was her turning point in farming. In 2010, a family friend who was visiting from Holland offered to buy for her hybrid tree tomato seeds. She took her savings of Sh262,000 from proceeds of a tree nursery and imported 750 grams packet of seeds. The seeds took two years to mature and bear fruit. “I was able to harvest 200kgs of fruits from the trees but I was discouraged by the two-year wait for the trees to mature. So…

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Money grows on Tree tomato fruit farming

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If you are a businessman and you are looking for a financial breakthrough, then the idea of growing tree tomato is a precise way of doing just that. The fruit is tremendously gaining momentum in the market and the demand is super high. The interesting part of this type of fruit is that it requires minimum care and could be done as a side hustle rather than a full time job. A farmer with an acre of land can earn more than a million annually through tree-tomato farming. However, the…

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Tips on how to get over 20Kgs/Tree from Tree-tomato farming

Tree tomato Fruit can be red or yellow; personally, I prefer the tangy red ones. The plants grow from seed to about 2m tall, long and leggy, and only fruit after they have formed several branches, usually after Year 2. Related Content: Choosing an Irrigation System For your Fruit Farm To get the most out of your tree tomato: They only live for about 12 years, so always have a few young ones coming on to replace the old ones; Tip cuttings will fruit sooner, and tend to produce a…

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What To Do To Tree-tomatoes Affected By Nematodes

Your farm is your sanctuary, but it’s also home to some creatures. Root knot (nematodes) can be overwhelming to a tree-tomato plant if you’re unprepared. So read on and learn everything you need to know to help prevent these pests from becoming serious problems. It takes a lot of work to go from seedling to slicing tree-tomato, but the job gets even tougher when you’ve got tree-tomatoes affected by nematodes. Tree-tomatoes root knot nematode is one of the most common tree-tomatoes problems in the garden, but you can still get…

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Tree-tomato farming made easy in Kenya

For those of you who might not have the greenest of thumbs, here may be a good productive plant for you to start growing, tree-tomato. Learn more now! The tree-tomato, typically referred to as the tamarillo, may be a member of tomato family, that additionally includes different staples like regular eggplants, capsicums and potatoes. It isn’t all that acknowledged here in Kenya. However, if you raise a relative or friend from Central Kenya, they’ll presently need to be your best buddy after they hear you have got a tree that…

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Starting an Orchard at home isn’t As tough As you would possibly Think

We all realize that fruits have lots of health edges, however growing them in your farm provides several benefits. Not solely you’re assured of a constant offer of recent fruits, however tending to them right in your own curtilage conjointly adds physical activity to your daily routine. Additionally, growing them, yourself can provide you with additional management over that fertilizers and pesticides that are applied – or not applied – to those fruits. However, lots of householders realize growing fruits discouraging. Kenyans believe that the exercise needs excessive amount of…

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FARMERS IDENTIFY THE HIDDEN FORTUNE IN TREE-TOMATO INVESTMENT

Through our farms and experience, we have seen farmers make extraordinary profits through tree-tomato farming. Let us now explore the profits you can get through this kind of investment. We will assume you want to plant tree tomatoes on your five-acre land. 1 Acre can be planted 1200 tree-tomatoes seedlings with a spacing of 2 ½ by 2 ½ ft. 1 tree yields approximately 800-1000 fruits per year (this might change depending on growth factors) Alternatively, 1 grafted tree-tomato yields between 50-150 kgs annual 1 Grafted tree tomato seedling costs…

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WHY YOU SHOULD TRY OUR GRAFTED TREE TOMATO SEEDLINGS

Tamarillo best known as tree-tomatoes in Kenya is a fast-growing tree that grows up to 2-5 meters. Grafted tree tomato reaches peak production after 1-2 years while the normal ones reach after 3-6 years depending on the caltivar, and the life expectancy is about 12 years. The tree usually forms a single upright trunk with lateral branches. Grafted Tree-tomato produce 6-10 fruits per cluster. Plants can set fruit without cross-pollination, but the flowers are fragrant and attract insects. Cross-pollination seems to improve fruit. CONDITIONS REQUIRED Grafted tree-tomato prefers subtropical climate, they grow…

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AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF TREE TOMATO

Have you ever heard of Tree-tomato? Have you ever tasted this delicious variety of tomatoes packed with vitamins and many other benefits? If not, then this post is for you! What is Tree-tomato? Juicy, sweet and citric, Tree-tomato is a small oval-shaped fruit. Also known as Tamarillo tree tomatoes are thought to have originated in the semitropical high-altitude Andes forest of Brazil and Peru. Tree-tomato, also known as “Tree Tomato”, is now cultivated in many parts of the world. One of the largest producers of tree-tomato is New Zealand. The…

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