Physalis alkekengi grow and care – herbaceous‎ of the genus Physalis also known as Chinese lantern, Physalis alkekengi perennial evergreen plant or annual also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 2-10.

Leaves color is green, shape of rhomboid with serrated edges with slightly hairy texture.

Flower color white, the flowers grow in clusters.

Physalis alkekengi flower

Fruit cover with capsule in orange color, small fruit the color orang, the taste reminiscent of sweet tomato, the fruity is ready to pick when the capsule start to become brown.

Physalis alkekengi for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy

Categories

Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Edible Parts
  • Edible Fruit
Culinary uses
  • Eaten raw
  • Ice pop & Ice cream plants
  • Jams
  • Salad
Flower colors
  • White flower
Climate
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Harvest Season
  • Autumn Harvest
  • Summer Harvest
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental fruit
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Evergreen
  • Perennial plant
  • Shrub
Plant Uses
  • Edible plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
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Watering plants
  • Big amount of water
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9