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Tomatillo Seeds - Ground Cherry OPEN POLLINATED

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  • Open-Pollinated; Ground Cherry Tomatillo
  • Great for Preserves, Jellies, + Jams; Flavor is a Cross between a Pineapple + Tomato
  • Heavy Self-Seeder; Prefers Full Sun Exposure

Product Description

Grow Tomatillos - Plant Ground Cherry Tomatillo Seeds

Ground Cherry Tomatillo, also known as Cape Gooseberry or Golder Berry, produces fruits about 1" during the Summer months.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Tomatillo Seeds - Ground Cherry
    Botanical Name:Lycopersicon esculentum
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Season:Warm Season
    Plant Type:Determinate
    Features:Open Pollinated, Drought Tolerant, Container Garden
    Fruit Size:4 oz
    Days to Maturity:60-90 Days
    Plant Spacing:18-36 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4-1/2 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:300 mg
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    How to Grow Ground Cherry Tomatillos

    When to Plant Tomatillo Seeds

    You can start tomatillo indoors or go straight to your garden bed.

    If starting indoors, plant 4-6 weeks before the last killing frost. Transplanting is best done 1 to 2 weeks after the average date of the last frost for your region.

    If starting in your garden bed, wait 1-2 weeks after the last killing frost to plant.

    Where to Plant Tomatillo Seeds

    If planting directly in your garden, choose area that has plenty of light and well draining soil.

    How to Plant Tomatillo Seeds

    Planting in a growing tray for indoor start: Fill each spot with soil leaving a quarter inch at the top. Put 2-3 seeds per container then sprinkle soil on top. Keep soil moist but not soaked. Once plants start forming, more water can be applied. Keep in area that allows for plenty of sunlight and rotate regularly.

    Directly planting in garden: Plant in rows with 2-3 seeds per section with about 2' separation from next section. Add stakes as needed to keep plants upright.

    How to Harvest Tomatillos

    Tomatillos produce a papery outer shell when growing. When the tomatillos outer husk begins to crack, you can begin harvesting. Check for mold or disease before harvesting and remove those fruits for compost.

    Download Printable Planting Guide

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