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Tomato, Ground Cherry
The tasty, cherry-sized fruits grow inside papery husks on short plants.
The fruit is enjoyed fresh, dried, and in pies and preserves.
Kept in the husk in a cool, dry place, it can be stored well into the winter.
Planting guide: Start indoors 8 weeks before time to set in open ground.
Cover thinly, then pack firmly and water.
When plants are about 2 inches high, transplant to 3 inches apart in flat or pot.
After danger of frost, set 2 to 3 feet apart in garden, but before doing so, harden the plants by gradually exposing them to the outdoor air for about a week.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting: Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round Peat Pots, 3" round 3" square pots 4 1/2" round pots For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.
Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
Ground cherry 'Golden husk' growing and care instructionsPetits 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.
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