Ground Cherries

Ground Cherries

All the Physalis types yield fruits loosely enclosed in papery husks (including the Tomatillo, which we list separately), and nearly all come from the New World. All are started just like tomatoes and are super easy to grow; they do not need to be staked! Few people realize that the Physalis varieties store extremely well, when kept in their protective husks, lasting for quite some time under refrigeration. They are used fresh or cooked, and are very juicy and sweet.

Aunt Molly Ground Cherry

Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry GR132

65 days. Polish heirloom variety has unusually fine flavor—very sweet with... Read More
Cape Gooseberry

Cape Gooseberry GR108

(Physalis peruviana) The cape gooseberry is native to Brazil and was grown... Read More
Ground Cherry

Ground Cherry GR101

(P. pruinosa) 70 days. Huge yields of tart-sweet berries. This is the common... Read More

New Hanover Ground Cherry WW195

ROUGHWOOD/EFN EXCLUSIVE. Ground cherries are close relatives of tomatillos,... Read More
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