Husk Cherry - Key Growing Information

Husk cherry germinates and performs best when started under cover and planted out; sow indoors 68 weeks before the last frost.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: Physalis pruinosa
CULTURE: Sow 4-6 seeds/in. 6-7 weeks before transplanting out and grow without support.
NOTE: Seeds are slow to germinate compared to tomatillos and tomatoes, requiring about 2 weeks to germinate. Keep soil moist until emergence. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost, 18-24" apart.
HARVEST: When fruits are golden and tan husks open. More cold tolerant than tomatoes; bears until heavy frost.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 40,000.
PACKET: 40 seeds.