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PlantFiles: Tomatillo, Husk Tomato
Physalis ixocarpa 'Dr. Wyche's Yellow'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Physalis (fy-SAL-is) (Info)
Species: ixocarpa (iks-so-KAR-puh) (Info)
Cultivar: Dr. Wyche's Yellow

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Category:
Annuals
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Vegetables

Height:
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Spacing:
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Hardiness:
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Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
May be a noxious weed or invasive
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Ferment seeds before storing
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral berrygirl On Mar 2, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

Given to SSE by the late Dr. John Wyche. Unique yellow-colored tomatillo with contrasting purple blush; nice sweet flavor. Very productive. 90-100 days from transplant.



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