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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 14 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.

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Predictions

Annual

living and reproducing in a single year or less

Median lifespan

31 weeks

First harvest expected

9 weeks after planting

Height

100cm

Spread

90cm

Row Spacing

60cm

Companions

bee

Photos

Tomatillo crops

Tomatillo plantings

Tomatillo 24 July 2013
Tomatillo 24 July 2013
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