Ground Cherry Physalis pruinosa 65 days Sprawling and productive plant producing tons of sweet pineapple-tasting fruits wrapped in paper wrappers, or husks. Delicious fresh or in preserves, pies and on ice-cream. Store very well after harvest.
Purple de Milpa Tomatillo Physalis ixocarpa 70-90 days The tomatillo that grows wild in Mexican cornfields. Small (about 1” to 1 ½”) purple-tinged fruits borne on 3-4' tall plants. Fruit typically does not burst through husk when ripe. Sharp flavor preferred by some cooks over other tomatillos.