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.
Dr. Wyche’s Yellow Tomatillo 90 days Physalis ixocarpa There really was a Dr. Wyche, one of the early founding members of Seed Savers Exchange in the US! He popularized this rare and exceptional tomatillo when he donated seeds to the organization in the early 80’s. Known for its abundant productivity, earliness and unique contrasting purple blush over a yellow background. Plants sprawl up to 4 feet in diameter, so give them room!