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Organic Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Plants, or seeds harvested from plants, that have been grown without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, strictly adhering to the USDA's National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) organic gardening practices are designated as Organic.

For supplies, such as fertilizers and pest and disease controls, the OG symbol identifies products that meet the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) rules according to a third-party authority such as OMRI, WSDA, and/or a local authority such as MOFGA or NOFA.


GoldieOrganic Husk Cherry Seed


Product ID: 773

Small orange berry with a husk.

A conversation piece at markets, well liked by children. This old-fashioned tomato family member bears 1/2- 3/4" sweet golden berries inside papery husks, resembling small, straw-colored Japanese lanterns. The flavor is quite sweet and a bit wild. Plants are profusely branching, prolific, and drop ripe fruits. Fruits can be eaten raw, dried like raisins, frozen, canned, or made into preserves, cooked pies, and desserts. Organically grown. Avg. 40,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 40 seeds.

Product Price Qty
773Packet  $4.20 
7731/16 Ounce  $12.30 
7731/8 Ounce  $18.00 
7731/4 Ounce  $33.00 
7731/2 Ounce  $60.00 
7731 Ounce  $91.90 
7731/4 Pound  $275.00 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   75

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Husk Cherries | Growing Instructions

Growing Information


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.

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