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Ground cherry 'Aunt Molly's'
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Ground cherry 'Aunt Molly's' growing and care instructions
Ground cherries were recorded as early as 1837 in Pennsylvania. This outstanding Polish variety is prized for its clean flavor. Fruits are 1/2 to 3/4-inch in diameter and are encased in a papery husk that turns brown when the fruits ripen. Stores 3 to 4 weeks in the husk. Extremely productive plants have a sprawling habit and grow 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide. Excellent citrus flavor, can be used for preserves, pies, over ice cream or in fresh fruit salads. Starts fruiting by the end of July and continues until frost and a little beyond, extremely productive. Excellent results at Heritage Farm when on landscape cloth which suppresses weeds and makes collecting the fruits easy.
70 days from transplant.