Tomatillo Seeds - Cape Gooseberry Ground Cherry
- Seed Count: 40 Seeds
- Maturity Date: 65-70 Days from Planting/Transplanting
- Plant Type: Bushy Growth Habit
- Alternate Name: Ground Cherry
- Unique Feature: Papery Husk Enclosure
- Taste Profile: Sweet-Tart, Tropical Flavor
- Soil Preference: Well-Drained Soil
- Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Cape Gooseberry Groundcherry is not just any ordinary fruit. Wrapped in a unique papery husk, it unveils a tropical taste sensation that many find irresistibly charming. Commonly known as the Ground Cherry, its history is as rich as its flavor. For those coming across it for the first time, the fruit is a delightful revelation.
The flavor profile of the Cape Gooseberry Groundcherry is a harmonious blend of sweet and tart, making it a versatile fruit in the culinary world. From jams that are a morning delight to pies that are the centerpiece of dessert, this fruit does it all. Moreover, its fresh taste is a treat for those who love to savor fruits in their natural form.
Growing Habits & Planting Instructions:
To embark on the journey of growing this delightful fruit, plant the seeds about 1/4 inch deep, ensuring a spacing of 18-24 inches between plants. The Cape Gooseberry Groundcherry thrives best in well-drained soil and can bask in full sun to partial shade conditions. With the right care and attention, your garden will soon be adorned with these tropical treasures.