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Tomatillo 'Purple'

50 seeds. 85 days. Physalis ixocarpa. Tender perennial, grown as annual.


Tomatillo 'Purple' has sweet and tangy, 1 1/2-inch purple fruits in paper husks. These purple tomatilloes can also be green depending on sun exposure. This Mexican heirloom gives salsa a unique look.


Sowing Tomatillo Seeds:


Sow seeds indoors 7 weeks before the last frost date, 1/4 inch deep. Transplant outside 2 weeks after the last frost date. Space 30 inches apart. Full sun.


Photo courtesy of Diane's Flower Seeds

Tomatillo 'Purple'

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