Ground cherry 'Golden husk'
Golden husk is a popular variety of Ground cherry, which belongs to the Physalis genus (Physalis pruinosa 'Golden husk'). Golden husk is a heirloom (open pollinated) variety.
Petits fruits dorés savoureux et sucrés. On peut les manger frais ou en faire une confiture tout à fait exquise. Faciles à cultiver. À récolter quand la membrane sèche et tourne au jaune brun. Pour une saveur optimale, laisser mûrir les fruits à l’intérieur de leur capsule jusqu’à ce qu’ils tournent au doré. Hauteur : 30-50cm.A type of Fruit, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Golden husk is known for growing to a height of approximately 46.0 cm (that's 1.50 feet in imperial). This variety tends to bloom in early summer.
Golden husk Ground cherry is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.
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How to grow Ground cherry 'Golden husk'
Harvest when husks fall off with a gentle touch. If husk green, leave in husk til dry, if fruit green, leave in husk til yellow. It can be poisionous to eat green fruit.Golden husk likes a position of partial sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Golden husk is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Golden husk are Zone 5 and Zone 11. Ensure your soil has a ph of between 6.1 and 7.5 as Golden husk is a weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil loving plant.
Growing Golden husk from seed
High failure rate from peat pellet, allow plenty of time as seedlings very small. Requires warmth and good light, flourescents okay, as long as they really produce light.Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 feet (60.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.12 inches (0.3 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 13°C / 55°F to ensure good germination.
By our calculations, you should look at sowing Golden husk about 42 days before your last frost date.
Transplanting Golden husk
Use care, small seedlings, slow to get growing.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Golden husk is a tender plant.
Harvesting Golden husk
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