This plant produces sweet yellow, berries surrounded by a papery husk, and is also known as ground cherry, dwarf cape gooseberry, and strawberry tomato. Each plant of ground cherries produces hundreds of fruit.Ground cherries are a smaller sweet version of tomatillos that can be eaten fresh or used in fruit salads and cobblers.
Botanical name : Physalis pruinosa
Common name : Ground Cherry Tomatillo
Size at maturity : 1/2 - 2" Fruits
Days to maturity : 85-95
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring / Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1/4"
Plant spacing : 8-10"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 35,000