Seed Exchange - The tomatillo that grows wild in Mexican cornfields. Very small (¾") purple-tinged fruits borne on 3-4' tall plants. Fruit typically does not burst through husk when ripe. Sharp flavor preferred by some cooks over other tomatillos. 70-90 days from transplant.
Purple-tinged fruits grow to less than 1 inch
Plants grow to 3-4 feet
Does not burst through husk when ripe
70-90 days from transplant
Instructions - Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has warmed. Plants are self- supporting, but sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.
Start indoors 6 weeks before the last frost
Germinate 14-21 days
Plant 24-36" apart
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