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Jul 25, Twitter @juangangelTamarillo, is a small tree or shrub in the flowering plant family Solanaceae (the nightshade family). It is best known as the species that. Mar 09, Prune right back to"a framework of branches" (ie right back to about cm of the beginning of the branches or as required to shape the tree) after harvesting all the fruit & there's no risk of frost August or September is a good time but don't leave it too late or else the crop will be smaller. You can prune them quite hard to reduce their width and to encourage new growth which will carry next year's fruit.
But to avoid the risk of dieback, I'd wait until all risk of frost has passed before pruning, then I'd give the tree a dose of fertiliser and mulch to encourage lots of strong new growth. Dec 04, Annual pruning is often recommended for these trees to help keep them looking their best and maintaining their size in small gardens. Pruning can also help encourage branching in younger trees.
Though they suffer little problems with adequate tomato tree care, tamarillo trees can occasionally become infested with aphids or fruit bushremover.barted Reading Time: 4 mins.
Sep 04, If you want a central leader, pruning two of the smaller leaders may be advisable so long as you can prune them without endangering the plant. As with any tree, if you do any pruning, be sure to follow proper pruning techniques, and understand how the tree will respond to each cut.