Easy-to-grow, prolific ground cherries. Sprawling habit. Can produce husk encased fruits that are 1/2-3/4". Husk turns brown when fruits ripen. Aunt Molly's ground cherry is named after an ice cream stand that was named after a beloved pet dog named Aunt Molly. Aunt Molly belonged to the owners of Territorial seeds. Great for pies and ice cream and fruit salads.
Ground Cherry, Aunt Molly's
- Prolific grower
- Very sweet
- Ground cherries grow to ½ to ¾ inch
- Great for storage
- 70 days from transplant
- 50 Seeds/Packet
Planting - How to Grow Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry
Sow seeds 1/4th inch deep in transplant trays.
Once the soil is warm and danger of frost has passed, plant into prepared bed 24 to 36 inches
Harvesting - How To Harvest Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry
Plan harvest in early morning,
Use a small serrated knife or another cutting tool, pulling may damage the ground cherry and plant.