Plant Care Terong Belanda

Terong Belanda

Also known as

Tamarillo, Tamarillo, Tree tomato, Tomate de árbol, Tomate andino, Tomate serrano, Blood fruit, Tomate de yuca, Tomate de españa, Sachatomate, Berenjena, Tamamoro and Terong belanda


Solanum betaceum

How to care for Terong Belanda


How often to water your Terong Belanda

Water needs for Terong Belanda
0.5 cups
every 9

Terong Belanda needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Terong Belanda

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Tamarillo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Terong Belanda: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Terong Belanda love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Terong Belanda does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Terong Belanda in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Terong Belanda

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Terong Belanda: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Terong Belanda after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Terong Belanda

Terong Belanda

Terong Belanda

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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