(Physalis ixocarpa) (aka Mexican Husk Tomato) Prolific bushy plants
are 3-4' across and almost as tall. Green 2" fruits
are ripe when they burst through husks. Blended
with hot peppers to make traditional Mexican green
sauce. 70-80 days from transplant.
6 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds
indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has
warmed. Plants are self-supporting, but sprawl over
a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.