Tomatillo Pineapple Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Tomatillo Pineapple Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Physalis ixocarpa

Item #3164

75 days from transplanting. This mildly sweet tomatillo gives salsa a unique flavor and is a joy to experiment with in Mexican and Latin cuisine. Add it to your favorite sauce and try in dishes that include mango, pineapple, or avocado. Tomatillos prefer growing conditions similar to tomatoes (because they are related) but will handle a lot more heat. Grows quickly and produces in both southern and northern climates. Grow two or more plants to ensure a robust crop. Recipe for Pineapple Salsa inside packet
Yields approximately 50 plants when started indoors

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Days to Emerge:
10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of 3 seeds every 18"

Row Spacing:

When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 18"

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, and when soil temperature is warm, at least 60°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost.

Harvesting: Fruits should be harvested when they almost fill the husk and have turned yellow. The husk will change from green to tan when ripe. Fruit at the bottom of the plant ripens first. If left on the vine too long, they lose their unique flavor.

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Tomatillo Pineapple Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds


Item #3164

0.25 grams

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