Cape Gooseberry- Golden Nugget

Physalis peruviana

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Standard seed packet, 200 seeds

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Cape Gooseberry- Golden Nugget

Physalis peruviana


  • Perennial, 120cm
  • Sweet, juicy golden yellow fruit
  • Good for jams, cakes and pies


Frost tender perennial commonly grown as an annual; growing to 120cm. Produces sweet, juicy golden yellow fruit that is encased in a papery lantern like calyx. Fruit grows to around 3cm in diameter and can be eaten fresh or used in jams, desserts, pies, cakes and salads.


How to sow and grow:

Method: Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 4mm
When: Spring and summer
Position: Part or full sun, moist soil
Plant Spacing: 30cm (annual), 100cm (perennial)
Hardiness: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Plant Height: 120cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 140 days
*Notes: Keep well watered. Plant is most productive in first 2 years.

(Product number: B4-18)
Seeds per gram: 1090 seeds


SKU B4-18
Shipping Weight 0.0006kg
Botanical name: Physalis peruviana
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 200 seeds
Seeds per gram: 1090

So far so good

19 November 2019
Planted some seeds in a sunny spot that can get quite hot, yet seedlings all grow well and don't seem to be bothered too much.
(5)

Excellent

By: on 10 May 2016
Strong germination. The four plants the slugs missed grew into sprawling bushes giving continual, interestingly flavoured fruit from January through to May. Our kids loved hunting for the fallen fruits.
(5)

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