Cape gooseberry growing 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.

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Requirements for 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

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

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

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
No

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

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

How long does it take to bear fruit?
6-9 month

Scientific name:

Physalis peruviana

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

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Ornamental parts

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Watering plants

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