Growing Calendar for Physalis Seeds - Little Lanterns
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These are the small orange fruit in papery husks that are often used as a garnish in upmarket restaurants.
They are a delicious fruit in their own right, eat on its own or add to fruit salads it can be made into jams and jellies and is a good combination with apples for pies and crumbles.
Crops from late summer well into autumn.
Ornamental and delicious.
Height: 20in (50cm)
Sow Indoors: February-April thinly, in clean trays of firm pre watered compost, cover with ¼in (½cm) of vermiculite or sieved compost. Place in warmth 18-21°C (65-70°F) and keep moist at all times.
Prick Out: When large enough to handle, transplant singly into 3½in (9cm) pots to establish at 15°C (60°F).
Grow On: Finally transplant into the greenhouse border or patio pots in a full sun location when risk of frost has passed.
Eat berries raw or as a jam.
Standard Seeds E.C Rules and Regulations
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