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Rio Grande Verde Tomatillo
  • Rio Grande Verde Tomatillo
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Rio Grande Verde Tomatillo (30 seeds) (TL104) $2.75

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Rio Grande Verde Tomatillo

         
 
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83 days. This special selection of Tomatillo yields large, apple-green fruits. The mediumsized, determinate plants need no staking. The globe shaped fruits reach 3-4 ounces, very large for a tomatillo, and the yields are very high. Recommended for fresh market.
 
Rio Grande Verde Tomatillo
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 3
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.5

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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5 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
CaliforniaGirl
Location:
citrus Heights, CA, United States
Date:
December 2, 2015
          4.0
 
Pretty Good
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Good sized tomatillos

What are the cons? Not as prolific as I thought

Review:

I LOVE growing tomatillos. I can them and use throughout fall and winter, and love making fresh salsa during the summer. These tomatillos did moderately well. Very tall and bushy as I did tie them upright, and they flopped around, drooped, and pulled down their lines, which made it difficult to navigate through and pick. I think I'm going to use a heavy gage fencing to tie them up with next season. They set blooms left and right and produced a ton of small fruit, smaller than I expected. Mulched my entire garden heavily with fresh oak chips as I'm in droughtastic California, only having to water 1-2 days per week. I've grown tomatillos before and have had more than I know what to do with. These just did okay. Flavor is good but they're small. I had enough to eat fresh, can, and to feed the local rat population... ew.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

12 out of 12 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Nicole
Location:
Pittsburgh, PA
Date:
January 28, 2015
          5.0
 
Sturdy plant
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Sturdy, Lots of produce

What are the cons? Needs to be staked

Review:

I never knew it was so easy to grow tomatillos. I love making Mexican food, and tomatillos are an essential ingredient in so many salsas. I would always buy them at the store. When I saw that I could grow them here, I decided to give them a try. I literally did not have to do anything. The plant grew like crazy, and I was overjoyed when I started to see the classic lantern shade husks appear. I will definitely be planting more of these this year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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29 out of 29 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
supershwa
Location:
Denver, CO
Date:
December 13, 2013
          5.0
 
Easy plentiful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow, tastes great!

What are the cons? none

Review:

I grew about 7 of these plants in 2013 and they turned out great! My soil was not rich enough, so the plants did not reach full potential, but I still had a lot of green tomatillos and they continued production as I harvested.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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