Ground Cherry, Aunt Molly's Organic

Catalog #0912A

5759

(Physalis pruinosa) Outstanding Polish variety prized for its unique flavor. Easy to grow, prolific, and super sweet. Can be used for preserves, pies, over ice cream, or in fresh fruit salads. The ½-¾" fruits are encased in a papery husk that turns brown when the fruits ripen. Stores 3-4 weeks in the husk. Productive plants have a sprawling habit. 70 days from transplant.

START INDOORS
6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
14 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
12-18" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

Green Thumb Tip
Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Plant out when the danger of frost has passed. Excellent results at Heritage Farm when grown on landscape cloth, which suppresses weeds and makes collecting the fruits easier.

Price:  Free!

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