Farming Tree Tomato (Tamarillo) in Kenya. From farm to market

The tamarillo, commonly known as tree tomato is a subtropical fruit that is grown in many parts of the world. Native to South America, the tree tomato is a distant relative of the Tomato, the Mexican Husk Tomato, the Tomatillo, the Cape Gooseberry, the Pepino Dulce, the Naranjilla, and the Cocona. With a production lifetime […]

Passion Fruit Farming Guide for 2022. From Seedlings to Profits

Introduced to Kenya in the 1920s, the passion fruit is native to southern Brazil.  It grows well in the tropics. In Kenya, passion fruit farming is done to supply the local market as well as for export. Kenya is a top supplier of the passion fruit to the European market alongside Zambia, Zimbabwe, Brazil, and […]

Watermelon Farming in Kenya Guide [updated for 2022]

With high yields, short maturity period, and ready market, commercial watermelon farming is being embraced by Kenyan farmers as a high return cash crop.  Watermelon farming is popular in Kenya because the fruit is in high demand during hot seasons. Watermelon is ninety-two percent water, making it the ideal fruit when it is hot and one […]