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Organic Tomatillo, Purple

Sweeter Flavor Than the Green

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8252

Certified Organic

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$1.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Tomatillo - Purple - Physalis ixocarpa

Annual Heirloom. Rare variety, smaller 1" fruit has sweeter flavor than green tomatillo. Makes attractive purple salsa. Easy to grow, less sticky.

Did You Know? Grow tomatillos like you would tomatoes, though they do not require staking and are more resistant to pests and diseases. They are the main ingredient in salsa verde and other Mexican dishes.

Soil & Water: Tomatillos love fertile soil rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4-6" deep at 7-day intervals. Mulch to preserve moisture. Avoid wetting the foliage when watering.

Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight. Once transplanted, provide full sun, except in hot climates where some afternoon shade is recommended.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest individual fruits when the husk begins to split or the fruit fills out the husk.

Soil Temperature: 70-80°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 7-14 Days
Height At Maturity: 3'-4'
Days To Maturity: 68 -70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 30"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Brand Peaceful Valley Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Summer Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-80°F Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Bush Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades) Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Brand Peaceful Valley
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 70-80°F
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Bush
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Tomatillos love fertile soil rich in organic matter. Add plenty of compost prior to planting. Soil pH is preferred between 5.5-7.0. Soak the soil 4-6" deep at 7-day intervals. Mulch to preserve moisture. Avoid wetting the foliage when watering.

Planting & Growing: Sow seeds in flats 6-8 weeks before the last frost and thin to 2" apart after the first true leaves appear. Before transplanting after the last frost, harden off the plants by placing them outdoors for a few hours to start, increasing the amount of time each day until they are accustomed to a full day of sunlight. Once transplanted, provide full sun, except in hot climates where some afternoon shade is recommended.

Harvesting & Storage: Harvest individual fruits when the husk begins to split or the fruit fills out the husk.

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Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to insure the success of your crop(s).

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