(Physalis ixocarpa) (aka Mexican Husk Tomato) Prolific bushy plants are 3-4' across and almost as tall. Green 2" fruits are ripe when they burst through husks. Blended with hot peppers to make traditional Mexican green sauce. 70-80 days from transplant.
6 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip
Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has warmed. Plants are self-supporting, but sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.