Tomatillo - Key Growing Information

A pair of tomatillo fruits emerging from their husks on the vine, supported by string trellising.


SCIENTIFIC NAME: Physalis philadelphica
CULTURE: Sow 4-6 seeds/in. 4-5 weeks before transplanting out (1-2 weeks later than tomatoes). Transplant after danger of frost and grow without support. Plants grow big, and if unpruned, should be spaced 2-3' apart. Tomatillos ripen fruit early, and are adapted North and South. Harvest when the fruit is plump and papery husk splits. Fruits store 2-4 weeks at 45°F (7°C).
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/OZ.: Avg. 18,300.
PACKET: 40 seeds.