Purple Tomatillo (Physalis ixocarpa)

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Purple tomatillos are a rare and beautiful variety. At maturity, they're small and round, like a golf ball, with a diameter of one or two inches. The Purple tomatillo, like all tomatillos, is encased in a papery husk that turns brown and splits open as the fruit ripens. Purple tomatillos...
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Purple tomatillos are a rare and beautiful variety. At maturity, they're small and round, like a golf ball, with a diameter of one or two inches. The Purple tomatillo, like all tomatillos, is encased in a papery husk that turns brown and splits open as the fruit ripens. Purple tomatillos have a tangy-sweet taste, much sweeter than their green counterparts, with citrus-like hints and sub-acid flavors of plum and pear.

Botanical name : Physalis ixocarpa

Common name : Purple Tomatillo

Size at maturity : 1-2" Fruits

Days to maturity : 70-80

Light requirement : Full sun

Planting time : Summer,fall

Sowing method: Direct sow

Planting depth : 1/4”

Plant spacing : 3”-4”

Ships : Year-round

Average seed per ounce : Approx. 10,000

 

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