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Tomatillo Pineapple 40 seeds
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Tomatillo Pineapple 40 seeds
A rare yellow ground cherry, the small cherry sized fruits are wrapped in a paper shell and have an excellent sweet flavour, that reminds you of pineapple. Heavy cropping plants native to Mexico. Fruits turn from green to yellow when mature, they make a great gourmet salsa, sauces and excellent for snacking on. Physalis ixocarpa 75 days height 120cm

£1.25


General Information
Physalis ixocarpa General Sowing information: Sow February to April Harvest August to September. Tomatillo is becoming very popular, it is easy to grow, heavy cropping, fruits are used in salsa and Mexican cuisine. Tomatillo is grown the same way as tomato and prefers warm growing conditions, they can be grown outdoors in a warm sheltered spot after hardening off but will prefer the warmth of a greenhouse. Fruits are about the size of a large cherry tomato and are covered in a thin paper husk. Tomatillo is not self-fertile you must have a minimum of 2 plants to get fruits.