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Binomial Name Physalis philadelphica
Taxon Species
Description The tomatillo is a member of the Nightshade family. The plant bears a resemblance to tomato plants and benefits from pruning and trellising. The fruit of the tomatillo plant is small, round, and green or purple. It is covered in a paper husk that splits open when the fruit is ready for harvest. Tomatillos are native to Mexico and can be eaten raw or cooked. They have a citrusy, tart, and tangy lemon flavor.
indian chili
indian chili
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growing Degree Days
Sowing Method Direct seed indoors, transplant seedlings outside after hardening off
Spread (diameter) 90 centimeters
Row Spacing 60 centimeters
Height 100 centimeters