NAME: Ground Cherry
OTHER COMMON NAMES: Golden Strawberry / Chinese Lantern
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Physalis Pubescens
COLOR: Golden Yellow
PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost
PLANT HEIGHT: 12 - 36"
PLANT SPACING: 15 - 24"
HARDINESS ZONE: 7 - 10
HARVEST: 70 Days
LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun
SOIL & WATER PREFERENCES: Average
QUANTITY: 200 Seeds
OTHER: Ground Cherries are a sweet fruit that grow like a tomato and have a papery husk like a Tomatillo. The fruit is similar in size and shape to a cherry tomato, and they also have the texture of a tomato. Many say Ground Cherries taste like a strawberry although others have compared their taste to citrus fruits or a tomato & pineapple combined. They are native to Central & South America, and are easy to grow being tolerant of poor soils. These plants also make an excellent choice for container gardens. Ground Cherries have an almost unbelievable number of culinary uses. They can be eaten raw, used in salads, jams, pies and many other deserts, in salsa, as a topping or flavoring, or dried and eaten like raisins. They can also be frozen or last an amazing 6 months when they are properly stored in their husks.
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Sep 9, 2019
Jul 28, 2019
Did not grow. ;( And these are super easy to grow!
Jul 22, 2019
I have not planted these yet but I will happily update my review to show the progress. Great seller, choose SeedvilleUSA!
Aug 21, 2018
The seeds arrived quickly and I’m excited to plant them next spring.