Tomatillo

Tomatillo

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    Physalis philadelphica. Open pollinated. Heirloom.
    • 68 days. 
    • Harvest the 2" diameter Tomatillo when green and firm.
    • Native to Mexico where it is used in a variety of dishes and in the famous Salsa verde or green sauce. Well adapted to northern gardens.
    • If you can grow green tomatoes you can grow Tomatillos.
    • Domesticated by the Aztecs as early as 800 BC.

    Planting DirectionsSow seed indoors 4-6 weeks before your last frost. Plant seed 1/4” deep in a sterile seed starting mix with a soil temperature of 70°-80°. Transplant outdoors when soil is 60°-80°.  Transplant into average well drained garden soil in a sunny location.  Space plants 18” apart.  Provide steady moderate moisture.  Harvest fruits while still firm.  If not allowed to become soft, yellow or over mature,  fruit will keep several weeks.