- Full Sun (6+ Hours Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 3 - 4 Feet
- Mature Width 3 - 4 Feet
- Growing Zones 3 - 9
Tamayo Tomatillo Plant is one of the largest tomatillos ever! This hybrid indeterminate plant can reach up to 4 feet tall and produce a high yield of sweet, crunchy fruits. Tamayo Tomatillo plant has a convenient open habit that allows for easy harvesting. This tomatillo has even won flavor trials with its 2.5 - 3-inch husked fruits. Tomatillos can be harvested 65 days after planting.
Tamayo Tomatillo Plant Care
Plant Tamayo Tomatillo plants after the last threat of frost. Space plants 2.5 feet apart from one another. Plant in a full-sun location in rich, well-drained soil.
Growing Tamayo Tomatillo Plant
Tamayo Tomatillo Plants take 65 days from germination to bear fruit. Plant Tamayo Tomatillo in a full sun location that receives at least 5 hours of sunlight a day. These plants can grow up to 3-4 feet tall with a spread of 3-4 feet wide. If sowing seeds indoors, start seeds 6 weeks before the last frost.
Tamayo Tomatillo is an incredibly large and vigorous indeterminate plant that might be difficult to grow in containers. You will need a very large pot, at least 24 inches in diameter. Support the main stem with a large cage or stake. Tamayo Tomatillo should not be planted in combination planters due to its size.
Watering Tamayo Tomatillo Plant
Tamayo Tomatillo Plants will need 1 to 1.5 inches of water each week. If you do not receive 1-1.5 inches of rain, supplement with thorough waterings when the top layer of soil is dry.
Feeding Tamayo Tomatillo Plant
Tomatillos are not heavy feeders but they do benefit from occasional feeding. Feeding can boost both the plant’s health and fruit size. Use a balanced 10-10-10 fertilizer or a formula for tomatoes at the time of planting and then once a month. Do not over fertilize plants.
Tamayo Tomatillo Plant Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 9
|Plant Type: Edible Plants
|Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
|Mature Height: 3 - 4 Feet
|Mature Spread: 3 - 4 Feet
|Mature Spacing: 2 - 3 Feet
|Flower Color(s): Yellow
|Foliage Type: N/A
|Foliage Color(s): Green
|Seasonal Interest: N/A
|Resists: Disease, Pests & Insects
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Mass Planting
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance
|Common Name: Tamayo Tomatillo Plant
|Other Name(s): Tamayo Tomatillo
|Scientific Name: Tomatillo 'Tamayo'
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
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Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.