Cape gooseberry - 220 seeds (Physalis peruviana)

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Cape gooseberry is an annual in temperate locations, and perennial in the tropics. Physalis peruviana fruit is a round, smooth berry, resembling a miniature yellow tomato growing up to 1 inch (2.5cm) wide. Removed from its calyx, it is bright yellow to orange in color. Goose berries plant is poisonous to humans and consumption is not advised.  Once planted these flowers will take care of themselves and relies on bees to pollinate them. Fantastic as a ornamental flower thanks to its unique looks.

Sowing:
Sow: March - April
Season: Annual, Perennial
Height: 60in (150cm)
Harvest Season: July - September
Environment: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil Type: Sand, Loam
Plant Watering: Medium Well-drained
Temperature: 18-20C (64-68F)
Depth: 1in (2.5cm)
Plant Spacing: 24in (60cm)


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Data sheet

Color
Orange
Height
Up to 90cm (35in)
Moisture
Medium
Sunlight
Full sun
Partial shade
Sowing month
April
March
Vegetable
Other vegetable