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Ground Cherry - Cape Gooseberry
Ground Cherry - Cape Gooseberry | The Good Seed Company

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Product Code: 0851

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Also known as Cape Gooseberry and Golden Berry, this relative of the tomato and the tomatillo is a tender perennial producing a delicious vitamin and fiber-rich gold colored fruit that stores well and is enjoyed eaten raw or preserved. Each fruit, about the size of a cherry tomato, comes wrapped in its own husk. Leaves and fruit have medicinal properties valued by herbalists. Permaculture, polyculture and homestead favorite.

Additional Information
  • Variety: Cape Gooseberry
  • Latin Name: Physalis peruviana
  • Seed Count: 50
  • Plant Cycle: Perennial (Tender, often grown as annual)
  • Days to Germinate: 7-21
  • Days to Harvest: 80
  • Farm Type: Ecologically Farmed
  • Planting Seasons: Spring
  • Seed Type: Open Pollinated
  • Cold Hardy: Yes
  • Seed Saving Level: Easy
  • Seed Storage : About 3-6+ years, when properly stored (cool, dry, dark)

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