Cape Gooseberry

$5.00

Description

Physalis edulis

Also known as ground cherry.  Sprawling shrub which is annual except in subtropical areas. The bushes can sprawl and benefit from staking. The fruit is a juicy ball enclosed in a ‘Chinese lantern’ paper husk, fun for kids to grow and eat.  Eat raw or in preserves.   Harvest when husks are brown and papery. 9cm pot.  Certified organic plant. Available Nov – Jan/Feb only.

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