Green variety used for
salsa, tomato sauces, and barbecue sauce.
Very productive of mild, sweet green fruits enclosed in papery husks.
Trouble-free hot-weather crop for odd spots; needs little attention. Unusual, handsome plants grow anywhere there is sun fun in pots. Stores well in the husk.
BOTANICAL NAME: Physalis ixocarpa
Start in flats or pots at least a month before last frost. Transplant seedlings into a sunny spot after danger of frost is past. Will do best in well-prepared and composted soil. Needs lots of phosphorous, potassium, but not as much nitrogen. Keep soil moist in dry weather with periodic, deep waterings. Best to mulch once established. Keep fruit picked for continuous production.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 8-13/Harvest 17+/Yield 100-418/Spacing 18"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION : easy to grow and tolerates hot weather