Lake Valley Seed

Organic Tomatillo Green Heirloom

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Tomatillo, Green-Organic 

Item 4142

Physalis ixocarpa

Produces 2-3″ round fruits with a tart citrus flavor. Prolific and easy to grow. Perfect for green salsas. Also known as Mexican husk tomatoes, tomatillos originated in Mexico, where they have been grown for centuries.

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 7-14 days

Plant in full sun and average, well-drained soil in late spring after soil has warmed. Germinates best at 75°F. Or start seeds indoors six to eight weeks before last spring frost date.

Pick fruits when papery husks begin to split and turn from green to brown.