Tomatillo, Purple Organic

Catalog #0775A

5585

(Physalis ixocarpa) Rare heirloom variety. Dark purple fruits are smaller (1½-2") and have a sweeter flavor than green tomatillos. Makes an attractive purple salsa, also great grilled. Noticeably less sticky than most tomatillos. 90 days from transplant.

START INDOORS
6 weeks before last frost
GERMINATION
14 Days
PLANT OUTDOORS
24-36" Apart
LIGHT
Full Sun

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.

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