Physalis alkekengi

Physalis alkekengi growing herbaceous‎ of the genus Physalis also known as Chinese lantern, Physalis alkekengi perennial evergreen plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate.

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

Flower color white, the flowers grow in clusters.

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.

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Requirements for growing Physalis alkekengi:
Rich soil, mulch

What is the best way to start growing Physalis alkekengi:
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Physalis alkekengi?
No, but it easy

Difficulties/Problems with growing Physalis alkekengi:
Aggressive, can be invasive

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How to prune a Physalis alkekengi:
Dead branches

What is the size of a Physalis alkekengi plant?
0.3-0.6 m

Growth speed in Physalis alkekengi:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Physalis alkekengi Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Physalis alkekengi:
Full Sun

It is possible to grow Physalis alkekengi indoor?

Growing Physalis alkekengi is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

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When does Physalis alkekengi bloom?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Small White flowers grow in clusters

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When does Physalis alkekengi yield:
Summer / Autumn

Pests or diseases in Physalis alkekengi fruit:
Aphids, birds

What can be done with big quantities of Physalis alkekengi fruit?
Eat raw, juice, jams

Work requirements on the Physalis alkekengi fruit:
Nothing special

How long does it take for a Physalis alkekengi to bear fruit?
6-9 month