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HesterB

  HesterB's Cape Gooseberry x 1 Established

Plant: Cape gooseberry (Physalis peruviana) |

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Cape Gooseberry plants appear where they will in our garden. Some even popped up in the glasshouse where they grow like triffids.
Occasionally we have made jam with them. Usually we eat them au naturel.
The chooks love them.
A sight that made me giggle was Goldie the hen, racing down the yard with a Cape gooseberry in her beak. She had found it during an illicit visit over the fence and she was running fast to make sure she got away with it.

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Cape gooseberry (227)

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HesterB's Cape Gooseberry Care Instructions

Cape gooseberry normally grows to a mature height of 91.0 cm (that's 2.96 feet imperial) so ensure you have enough space in your garden for this plant.

Your garden has partial sun light - try to position in a full sun location instead.

Try to apply water fairly sparingly.

More information about Cape Gooseberry is available in the Folia gardener's wiki. All Cape Gooseberry Care Instructions have been kindly provided by our members.

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