Ground Cherry Tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa)

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$25.00
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...
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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

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