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Tree Tomato Cyphomandra betacea, Solanum betaceum Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Tree Tomato 
Scientific Name(s): Cyphomandra betacea, Solanum betaceum 
Common Name(s): Baumtomate, arbre à tomates, tamarillo, tomate de La Paz, tomate de árbol, tomate en arbre, tomate serrano, tomate-de-árvore, tomate-francês, tomateiro-arbusto 
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  • 2 to 3 inches
  • Egg shaped
  • Red to purple pulp
  • Numerous tomato-like seeds
  • Flavor tart to bitter
  • Tropical to subtropical
Season Information: No Seasonal Information available
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