Cape Gooseberry

$ 2.75

90 days. Physalis peruviana L

Also known as Peruvian Ground Cherry. Produces small orange fruit similar in size and shape to a cherry tomato. The fruit is covered in papery husk. Flavor is a pleasant, unique tomato/pineapple like blend.

Not botanically a gooseberry, but a member of the genus Physalis - which includes tomatillos, as well as Physalis pruinosa such as our Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry.

Contains approx 20 heirloom seeds

*NEW ARRIVAL* for 2021

Planting tips:

Plant in containers for optimal germination. Seeds can be slow to germinate as they need heat  Transplant after last frost.