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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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:
It is possible to grow Physalis alkekengi indoor?
Growing Physalis alkekengi is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
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
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What can be done with big quantities of Physalis alkekengi fruit?
Eat raw, juice, jams
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