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Mexican Husk Tomato Physalis philadelphica

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Description

The tomatillo is a tomato-like vegetable native to the southern US and Central America.  The round, green fruits have a tart flavor and are used raw, cooked, or dried.

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Tags:
#edible plant#vegetable garden#edible fruits#vegetable#warm season vegetable
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#edible plant#vegetable garden#edible fruits#vegetable#warm season vegetable
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Physalis
    Species:
    philadelphica
    Family:
    Solanaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    southern US and Central America
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Vegetable
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Green
    Fruit Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fruit Type:
    Berry
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Theme:
    Edible Garden