Cape Gooseberry- Dwarf

Physalis peruviana Open Pollinated

  • Dwarf variety
  • Sweet, juicy golden yellow fruit
  • Good for jams, cakes and pies

Standard seed packet, 200 seeds
$1.75

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Description

'Cape Gooseberry- Dwarf' seeds

Physalis peruviana

  • Dwarf variety
  • Sweet, juicy golden yellow fruit
  • Good for jams, cakes and pies

A dwarf variety of the standard Cape Gooseberry growing to only 90cm. 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.

Seeds per gram: 1500
Product code: G8-09

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 4mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 14-42 days @ 21-29°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Perennial (usually grown as an annual)
Plant Spacing 30cm (annual), 100cm (perennial)
Plant Height 90cm
Position Part or full sun, moist soil
Days Until Maturity 140 days

*Notes: Keep well watered. Plant is most productive in first 2 years.

How To Grow

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Ratings & Reviews

Cape Gooseberry- Dwarf

Cape Gooseberrys have high acidity so half a handful of frozen ones will set a milkshake almost solid like junket. Great fun for kids. I also use them in Napoli sauce as they boost the flavour.
Rachel G 12 July 2023