Tomatillo Physalis philadelphica
How to sow tomatillo: Direct seed indoors, transplant seedlings outside after hardening off
Sun requirement for tomatillo: Plant in Full Sun
Tomatillo has been planted 16 times by Growstuff members.
The tomatillo is a member of the Nightshade family. The plant bears a resemblance to tomato plants and benefits from pruning and trellising. The fruit of the tomatillo plant is small, round, and green or purple. It is covered in a paper husk that splits open when the fruit is ready for harvest. Tomatillos are native to Mexico and can be eaten raw or cooked. They have a citrusy, tart, and tangy lemon flavor.
Median lifespan16 weeks
First harvest expected9 weeks after planting
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