Mkulima wa Nyeri farm is a department under OxfarmAg ltd founded to provide the seedlings, learning experiences and fresh fruits for eating. The farm was founded by Dickson Kahuro Wambugu (Mkulima wa Nyeri) after graduating from Moi University in 2015 where he studied Agricultural Economics and Resource Management. … Read More »Mkulima Wa Nyeri: “Future Billionaires will be Farmers”
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… Read More »Money grows on Tree tomato fruit 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… Read More »Tips on how to get over 20Kgs/Tree from Tree-tomato
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… Read More »What To Do To Tree-tomatoes Affected By Nematodes
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 is roofed with these delicious fruits. Firstly, they originated from South and Central America. Tamarillos were introduced to Kenya by Asia back within the late 1800’s.
The Tree-tomato may be a quick growing, however short lived tiny tree, lasting solely five to seven years. However, fruit are often expected in eighteen months from planting. You don’t get a lot of quicker results than that once it involves perennial plants. For a longer-lived tree (approximately fifteen years) grow a grafted tree-tomato.
When planting tree-tomato, it’s vital to understand that they’re a shallow non-moving. Choosing for a sunny spot that has some protection against hot wind and smart clearing is crucial. If you reside in a frosty space that drops below -3ºC, think about putting a lightweight cowl over your tree in winter time. If there’s any injury to the soft fleshy growth, simply tip out these shoots and your tree can recover easily. Tamarillos may also be fully grown in giant pots. Expect your tree-tomato to induce roughly 2-3 metres tall and 1-2 meters wide. Lop seed plant fully grown plants at the 1m tall stage, as they have some encouragement to grow bushy.
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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,… Read More »Starting an Orchard at home isn’t As tough As you would possibly Think
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… Read More »FARMERS IDENTIFY THE HIDDEN FORTUNE IN TREE-TOMATO INVESTMENT
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… Read More »WHY YOU SHOULD TRY OUR GRAFTED TREE TOMATO SEEDLINGS
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… Read More »AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF TREE TOMATO
There are very few farmers who grow tree tomatoes for the market. Tree tomatoes are easy to grow, resistant to diseases and in great demand. Tree tomato is a small, half woody plant with shallow roots. It grows to an average height of 3.5 – 5.0 m depending on… Read More »Earn more on tree tomato farming