Tomatillo, Verde Seeds


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Tomatillo produce a fruit which looks much like a green tomato with a husk grown on an 8 foot vine. These 2 ounce, tart fruits can be eaten raw or cooked. Tomatillo is a popular ingredient in many Spanish dishes.

How to Grow Tomatillo Verde

  • Latin Name: Physalis philadelphica
  • Annual
  • Days to Maturity: 85-100
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-12
  • Temperature: Warm
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Planting:
    • Depth: ¼"
    • Plant Space: 2'
    • Row Spacing: 3'
  • Pests/disease: Nematode, tobacco budworm, and white flies/ black spot and to- bacco mosaic virus
  • Seed Count:
    • 1 oz- Approximately 18,300 Seeds
    • 4 oz- Approximately 73,200 Seeds
    • 1 lb- Approximately 292,800 Seeds

For a successful yield you must plant a minimum of 2 Tomatillo plants. The plants grow to be quite large so the spacing between plants is important. The plant may benefit from a cage as it grows into a bush like shape once it begins producing fruit. Harvest when the fruit is plump and the papery husk has begun to split.