Tomatillo Verde Physalis Ixocarpa

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One of the most popular and reliable tomatillo varieties delivering heavy crops on large determinate vines of rounded berries 1 to 2 inches in diameter enclosed in the thin husk of its extended calyx.

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Tomatillo Verde Physalis Ixocarpa

Tomatillo Verde Physalis Ixocarpa. One of the most popular and reliable tomatillo varieties delivering heavy crops on large determinate vines of rounded berries 1 to 2 inches in diameter enclosed in the thin husk of its extended calyx.  The fruit ripens to a yellow colour, and has a delicious, sweet-tart flavour.  Unique garden variety that’s very popular in Mexican cuisine. Matures  65-75 days from germination.

Cultivation Advice Tomatillo Verde Physalis Ixocarpa

  • Sow in spring 1/16 inch deep.
  • Germination takes around 6-14 days at 65-75F.
  • Transplant the seedlings when large enough to handle into 3 inch pots.
  • Grow on under cooler conditions and when about 8 inches tall,
  • either plant in their growing position in the greenhouse
  • or gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions
  • and plant out at least 18 inches apart in a warm and sunny spot in moist,
  • fertile well drained soil and keep watered.
  • Provide support as the plants will naturally ramble.

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