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Chinese Lantern Plant, Strawberry Ground Cherry (Physalis alkekengii)

Rockledge, FL(Zone 10a)


Common name: Chinese Lantern Plant, Strawberry Ground Cherry
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Physalis
Species alkekengii

Plant Link: http://plantsdatabase.com/go/1894/

Thumbnail by Thaumaturgist
Jacksonville, IL(Zone 5a)

Ooooh! Just look at all those fruits! I just ordered seeds for this plant. Thanks for posting it. Hopefully mine will look like that some day!

Rockledge, FL(Zone 10a)

Did you order the Physalis peruviana (Cape Gooseberry)
or the P alkekengii?
I see the P alkekengii seed packets all the time
everywhere packet seeds are sold.

Jacksonville, IL(Zone 5a)

You know, Thauma, that is a good question! I ordered them from a seller on ebay and she didn't have any other name listed. I will ask her.

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