Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

Tomatillo

Sowing periods

Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Nov 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Dec 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Feb 27th
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Botanical Name
Physalis ixocarpa

Mexican Heirloom ~ Organic
Reputed to be the best tasting tomatillo. These small-medium sized fruit are used in Mexican salsas, green sauces & stews. Part of the fruit blushes purple, mainly after harvest. This perennial, grown as an annual where frost occurs, requires staking & will keep bearing fruit until killed by frost. Harvest fruit when plump & papery husk splits. Fruit stores for 2-4 weeks. Not to WA. 100 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Physalis ixocarpa

A delicious & essential addition to Mexican salsas, green sauces & stews. Once on Aztec menus, the 3-5cm fruit is firmer than a tomato & tastes similar to a tangy lemon, only sweeter. This perennial, grown as an annual where frost occurs, requires staking & will keep bearing fruit until killed by frost. Grow as you would tomatoes. Harvest fruit when plump & papery husk splits. Fruit store for 2-4 weeks. 40 seeds. Not to WA.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Lycopersicon esculentum

A great tasting early, red tomato for cooler climates. As the name suggests it can set fruit in places where summer can be slow to start. A versatile medium round tomato with a slight acidic flavour. It can handle cooler weather but not frosts. While a determinate variety it still requires staking. 40 seeds.

Organic