Tomatillo, Husk Tomato, Miltomate, Tomate de Fresadilla
Physalis ixocarpa 'Toma Verde'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Physalis (fy-SAL-is) (Info)
Species: ixocarpa (iks-so-KAR-puh) (Info)
Cultivar: Toma Verde

Category:

Vegetables

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

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Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 11, 2007, RuTemple from San Jose, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

There is a USDA organic seed for Tomatillo Verde available from Seeds of Change.

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On Apr 26, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This a somewhat generic strain sold by a lot of US seed houses. In the Indianna field trials yield was 15 ton/acre of 0.7 ounce fruit.