- Purple fruits are very sweet
- Fruits grow to 1-2 inches
- Less sticky than other tomatillos
- 90 days from transplant
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.
Learn to Grow Purple Tomatillo
Start Indoors: 6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 24-36” Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - 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.
Ratings & Reviews
The plants have done fine, but there's no hint of purple.