Answer: Cyphomandra is native to tropical regions but can be grown here under greenhouse conditions for its edible fruit. It's more of a curiosity than anything else - the fruit resembles tomato, but is very seedy and high in pectin (generally used for jelly rather than eaten raw). Your plant can grow to 10 feet or more and will begin to bear fruit in 1 1/2 to 2 years. It grows best in deep, fertile soil, and should be watered regularly throughout the year.
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