Tomatillo, Purple de Milpa OG

Catalog #1413A

4352
(Physalis ixocarpa) The tomatillo that grows wild in Mexican cornfields. Very small (3/4") purple-tinged fruits borne on 3-4' tall plants. Fruit typically does not burst through husk when ripe. Sharp flavor preferred by some cooks over other tomatillos. 70-90 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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