Tomatillo- Verde Puebla
Synonyms: Physalis ixocarpa
- Annual 120cm
- Attractive golden green fruit
- Great raw or cooked
Annual from Mexico growing to 120cm. Plants produce round golden green fruit that is encased in a papery husk called a calyx. Fruit grows to around 4cm and is ready to harvest when the calyx becomes brittle and begins to split. Calyx is not edible. Fruit have an excellent tart flavour and can be eaten raw or cooked. Is used in salsas, sauces, jams and preserves. Unripe fruit is also used extensively in curries, soups and stews. Also known as 'Husk Tomato', 'Mexican Tomato', 'Tomate', and 'Mexican Groundcherry'.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring and early summer|
|Germination:||7-14 days @ 21-27°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost tender Annual|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||80 days|
(Product number: G2-09)
Seeds per gram: 650 seeds
|Botanical name:||Physalis philadelphica|
|Botanical synonyms:||Physalis ixocarpa|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||100 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||650|
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