Physalis – Edulis (Cape Gooseberry)


Easy to grow, exotic fruits with a mouth-watering flavour. A fun addition to sweet dishes and desserts, the fruits are protected from pests by attractive paper hucks when growing.

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Latin Name Physalis peruviana

Sowing Instructions

February-March, in trays or small, individual pots of moist seed compost at a temperature of 15-18°C (60-65°F). Transplant seedlings to 12.5cm (5”) pots when large enough to handle (2-4 leaves). Plant out under glass in May into a greenhouse trench, growing bag or large pot and support with canes. Or, harden off and plant out in a sunny, sheltered spot in June. Water well, particularly in dry weather and feed plants once a week. Harvest: July – September.

Seeds – 200 Approx

Additional information

Tube or Refill

Seed-Tube, Refill


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