Pineapple is a popular variety of Tomatillo, which belongs to the Physalis genus (Physalis ixocarpa 'Pineapple'). 'Pineapple' is considered a OP (open polliated) cultivar. When ripe, fruit appear in these approximate colours: Process yellow.
These plants will readily self-seed for next year. They are about the size of a blueberry. Prolific yields make good salsa.This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Pineapple is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (that's 3.90 feet in imperial).
Pineapple Tomatillo needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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How to grow Tomatillo 'Pineapple'
Growing Pineapple from seed
Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost date.Ensure a distance of 2.47 feet (76.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - look to sow at a depth of approximately 0.58 inches (1.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 24°C / 75°F to ensure good germination.
Fruits are ripe when the green husks turn brown and crack to expose the fruit.
Tomatillo 'Pineapple' information
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