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Naranjilla (Solanum quitoense)
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The yellow fruits taste like citrus and can be eaten fresh or can be processed into a refreshing juice.

Expected processing time

2 days

€ 3,00
Price per 10 seeds

 

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Common name:
Naranjilla / Lulo

Origin:
South-America

Minimum temperature:
5 degC

Description:
The Naranjilla (in Ecuador and Panama) or Lulo (in Colombia) is family of the tomato and aubergine/eggplant, from the subtropics of south america. The fruits are yellow and taste like citrus, and can be eaten fresh or be processed into a refreshing juice. The leaves (up to 45 cm in size) and stalks are elegantly covered in purple hairs, and cannot endure too much direct sunlight. The plant can be hibernated at a minimum temperature of 5 degC.

Sowing description:
Soak the seeds for 24 hours in lukewarm water, sow the seeds in sowing mix and let them germinate at a temperature of 20-25 degC.

Sowing time:
Whole year

Level of difficulty:
Easy

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Niels - 11-03-2021 15:58

Keurig verpakt en hoog kiempercentage.

De plantjes blijken echter een stekelige vorm van de Lulo te zijn en niet een cultuurvarieteit met weinig stekels zoals op de foto's.

Het is daarm de vraag of deze planten wel vruchten geven die geschikt zijn voor consumptie, zou jammer zijn als het niet zo is na het lange opkweken.

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