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Tomatillos (physalis philadelphica)

They have gotten very big, but still no fruit :(

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What does the fruit look like when it does come? I'm not familiar with these.

14 Aug, 2008


They are very much like a small green tomato inside a papery husk, apparently they are related to both tomatoes and the ornamental Chinese Lanterns. They aren't big, maybe 3 inches across max. and taste tart. I use them in a green chili that is made with pork instead of beef.

14 Aug, 2008


Hope you get fruit soon, sounds tasty!

14 Aug, 2008

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