- 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 Directions: Sow 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.