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Article: Explaining Vegetable Families: Tomatoes, Eggplants, Potatoes and Peppers Are All Nightshades: tomatillos

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carrielamont

carrielamont
Milton, MA
(Zone 6a)

March 6, 2013
8:29 AM

Post #9440642

Wow, I thought tomatillos were some kind of small tomato! I guess they sort of are cousins, but they're definitely not unripe tomatoes or tomatoes that never ripen, huh?

sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

March 6, 2013
11:07 AM

Post #9440812

You've got it- they are a different but related species. Thanks for reading!

carrielamont

carrielamont
Milton, MA
(Zone 6a)

March 6, 2013
11:24 AM

Post #9440824

Who knew (except you)?

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