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Common name.   Tamarillo - Red/yellow

Botanical name.  Cyphomandra betacea

Description. The Red tamarillo is a sweet, red coloured, egg shape fruit. Tamarillo's are suitable for subtropical & temperate regions and will tolerate light frosts. Select a full sun position all year, good soil drainage is essential and protect from strong winds. Grows to 2.5m


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Common name.   Tamarind

Botanical name.  Tamarindus indica

Description. The Tamarind is a flattish, bean-like pod with jelly-like flesh. This tree requires full sun with well drained soil.Highly wind-resistant, with strong, supple branches, gracefully drooping at the ends, appreciated as an ornamental. Grows to 20m-30m high.

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Common name.   Tangelo - Minneola

Botanical name.  Citrus reticulata × Citrus maxima

Description. The Minneola Tangelo is a loose skinned, orange-yellow coloured, juicy fruit. This tree requires full sun with well drained soil. Most Minneola tangelos are characterized by a stem-end neck, which tends to make the fruit appear bell-shaped.Grows to 5m-8m high.



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Common name.  Tangelo - Minneola - Dwarf

Botanical name.  Citrus reticulata × Citrus maxima

Description. The Minneola Tangelo is a loose skinned, orange-yellow coloured, juicy fruit. This tree requires full sun with well drained soil. Most Minneola tangelos are characterized by a stem-end neck, which tends to make the fruit appear bell-shaped.Grows to 3m-5m high.


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Common name.   Tangerine - Dwarf

Botanical name.  Citrus reticulata × Citrus maxima

Description. The Tangerine is a hybrid of a orange and mandarine. This tree requires full sun with well drained soil and needs to be watered regulary.Grows to 3m-5m high.



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Common name.   Tea

Botanical name.  Camellia Sinensis

Description.The Tea Tree is an shrub whose leaves are used to make tea. This tree requires full sun with well drained soil. Tea grows as a shrub to tall tree in sub/tropical climate but is often grown as a low hedge that is restricted in size by frequent tip pruning. Grows to 2m-3m high.


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Common name.   Turmeric - Gold

Botanical name.  Curcuma longa

Description.  Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family. Commonly used as a medicine.Grows to 1m high.





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