Husk Tomato -

(Physalis philadelphica)

Fruit Plants

Other Common Names: Tomatillo, Miltomate, Tomate De Fresadilla, Physalis Ixocarpa
Family: Solanaceae Genus: Physalis Species: philadelphica
Rob Travers Planted · 12 years ago
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Husk Tomato Overview


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Plant Type: Annual Bedding, Fruit, Vegetable

Temp / Zone: Zone 10A · 30° to 35° F, Zone 10B · 35° to 40° F, Zone 11 · Above 40° F

Sun Exposure: Full / Mostly Sun

Soil Type: Loam

Soil Drainage: Well Drained

Water Needs: Low

Level of Care: Average

Growth Rates: Moderate

Flower Color: Bright Yellow, Yellow

Foliage Color: Medium Green

Average Width: 3' to 4', 4' to 6'

Average Height: 3' to 4'

Fragrances: None

Season of Color: Spring Blooms, Summer Blooms

Resistant To: Drought, Heat

Landscape Uses: Containers / Planters, Landscape Beds

Growth Habits: Broad, Bushy, Upright

Theme Gardens: Cottage, Vegetable

Culinary Usages: Meat, Pasta Dishes, Sauces / Salsa, Soups / Stews

Soil pH: 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8

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