Cape gooseberry grow and care – shrub of the genus Physalis also known as Golden berry, Cape gooseberry perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, grow in tropic, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color is green, shape of heart with hairy texture.
Flower color yellow, the flowers grow in clusters
Cape gooseberry flower
Fruit cover with capsule, small fruit the color orange-yellow, the taste reminiscent of sweet tomato, the fruity is ready to pick when the capsule become brown.
Cape gooseberry for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Cape gooseberry growing and care:
Warm climate, rich soil, mulch
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No, but it easy Difficulties or problems when growing: Aggressive, can be invasive Spring / Summer Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Winter How to prune: Dead branches Size of the plant? 1-3.5 m, 40-140 inches Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Spring / Summer / Autumn Bloom season: General information about the flower Small yellow flowers Pollination is done by: Bees Edible Fruits Fruit harvest season: Spring / Summer / Autumn Fruits pests or diseases: Aphids, birds What can be done with big quantities of Cape gooseberry fruits? Eat raw, juice, jams Work requirements on the fruit: Nothing special 6-9 month How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Eaten raw Ice pop & Ice cream plants Jams Flower colors Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Plant Uses Edible plants Hedging plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13