Tomatillo grow and care – herbaceous of the genus Physalis also known as Mexican husk tomato, Tomatillos or Physalis philadelphica, Tomatillo perennial evergreen or annual plant also used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+(as perennial) 4-9 (as annual).
Leaves color green with velvety texture, leaf in oval shape.
Flower color yellow, purple, white or green and in order to pollinate need more than one cultivar better not relative or too much genetic connection.
Fruit edible, fruits cover with capsule in green to brown taste reminiscent of sweet tomato or regular tomato but not exactly depends the cultivars and ready to pick when the capsule start to become brown
Tomatillo for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Tomatillo growing and care:
More than one plant, moist soil
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? ? Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring / Summer Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: All year Pruning season: Dead parts How to prune: 0.3-1.4 m, 12-56 inches Size of the plant? Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Full Sun / Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information Spring to summer as annual, all year as perennial Bloom season? yellow, purple, white or green in round shape with merge petals General information about the flower: Bees and need more than one plant in order to have fruits Pollination is done by: Fruit information Spring / Summer / Autumn Fruit harvest season: Fruits pests or diseases : Birds, aphids Eat raw, salad, sauce, paste, cooked, baked, jams What can be done with big quantities of Tomatillo fruit? Just to harvest Work requirements on the fruit: 6-10 weeks from seeds How long does it take to bear fruit? Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Fruit Pickles Salad Spreads & Sauces Stuffed or Wrapped Vegetables Flower colors Green flower Purple flower White flower Yellow flower Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Herbaceous Perennial plant Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Spring Planting Summer planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 4 Hardiness zone 5 Hardiness zone 6 Hardiness zone 7 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9