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Aunt Molly's
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(4.5 Stars) Overall Average 4.5
2 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
NA
  Sprawling, 18-inch-tall by 2-foot-wide plants bear golden-orange, tangerine-flavored berries encased in a papery husk. Roots, stems, leaves, flowers and unripe fruit are toxic. Wait to harvest until the fruits fall off the plant.
Chichiquelite (Garden Huckleberry)
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
75
  Plants bear purple berries are good for pie, jam, or eating fresh. Grow plants like peppers. Roots, stems, leaves, flowers and unripe fruit are toxic. Wait to harvest until the fruits fall off the plant.
Cisneros
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
75
  Physalis philadelphica. Tomatillo. Very large tomatillo. Apple-green fruit have a papery husk that splits open as tomatillos mature and turn yellow-green. Use in the bright green stage for the tartest flavor, or allow to ripen further for a sweeter taste. Perfect for salsas. About 75 days to maturity.
De Milpa
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(5.0 Stars) Overall Average 5
1 Review
Days to Maturity:
65
  Fruit blushed with purple after harvest. High dry matter, stores fresh for several weeks.
Dr. Wych's Yellow
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(5.0 Stars) Overall Average 5
1 Review
Days to Maturity:
90 - 100
  Plants bear yellow fruit. From Dr. John Wyche, who also gave us a tomato by the same name.
Fiesta Duo
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
75
  Mix of 'Purple' and 'Toma Verde'.
Gigante
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(1.0 Star) Overall Average 1
1 Review
Days to Maturity:
86
  Thick-fleshed fruit are earlier and larger than other varieties.
Green Husk
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
90
  Bushy, 3- to 4-foot plants bear 2-inch, green fruit.
Husk Cherry 'Goldie'
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(4.7 Stars) Overall Average 4.666666666666667
3 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
75
  Open-pollinated. Branching, bushy plant with prolific fruits. Fruits are small gold berries with a husk. About 75 days to maturity.
Husk Cherry/Ground Cherry
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(3.0 Stars) Overall Average 3
2 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
77
  Open-pollinated. Clustered fruit turning from green to golden-yellow in papery husks.
Indian Raspberry
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(3.5 Stars) Overall Average 3.5
2 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
NA
  Heirloom, possibly a cultivar of Physalis alkekengi, Chinese lantern. Plants are similar except Indian Raspberry doesn't have the bright calyxes, they just brown and die when the fruit is ripe.
Indian Summer
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
NA
  Plants bear 1- to 2-inch round fruit inside a papery husk. Variety is well-adapted to cold climates.
Mexican Strain
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
65
  Larger fruit than most varieties, averaging 2 inches. Fully ripe fruit will fall from the plant.
Pineapple
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(4.0 Stars) Overall Average 4
2 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
75
  Ground cherry. 12- to 18-inch tall plants spread 3 feet wide and bear 1/2- to 3/4-inch, orange, pineapple-flavored fruit in papery husks. Also known as 'Cossack Pineapple'.
Purple
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(4.4 Stars) Overall Average 4.4
5 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
90 - 100
  Heirloom. Plants with a spreading habit reach less than 10 inches tall and produce 1.5 to 2 inch oval fruit with darker purple skins and gold, green or purple flesh with tangy flavor and green or buff husks.. This variety is different from De Milpa. About 68 days to harvest from transplant and about 90 days from seeds. Stores well after harvest.
Purple de Milpa
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(5.0 Stars) Overall Average 5
1 Review
Days to Maturity:
80 - 90
  2-inch, purple fruit. Indeterminate plants.
Sapho
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
65
  Early-season, royal-purple fruit with green or buff husks. Extended storage after harvest.
Schoenbrunn Gold Physalis
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
80
  Physalis peruviana (possibly bred with other species). Plants reaching 3 to 4 feet tall produce fruit in lanterns. About 80 days to harvest from transplant.
Tamayo F1 Tomatillo
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(4.1 Stars) Overall Average 4.111111111111111
9 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
NA
  Tall, vigorous plants with semi-open habit produce 1-1/2 to 3” husk covered intense green fruits.
Toma Verde
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(4.2 Stars) Overall Average 4.25
8 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
60 - 79
  Large, flat-rounded, 2- to 3 1/2-inch, green fruit. Non-pithy when ripe. Indeterminate plants.
Tomate Verde
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
95
  6- to 8-foot plants 1 1/2-inch berries that ripen to pale yellow-green.
Verde
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(1.0 Star) Overall Average 1
1 Review
Days to Maturity:
60
  Green tomatillo. Seeds produce two distinct plant types, one erect and branching and the other more compact.
Verde Puebla
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
77
  Physalis ixocarpa. Open-pollinated, 3-foot plants bear 1 1/4- to 2-inch, round green fruit inside papery husk splits.
W590
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
85
  2-inch fruit in papery husk turn yellow and store 1 to 2 months. Plants up to 4 feet tall need support.
Wonderberry (Garden Huckleberry)
Tomatillos
Overall Rating:
(0.0 Stars)
0 Reviews
Days to Maturity:
75
  (Solanum burbankii) - Plants bear small purple berries are good fresh, for jam, or pies. Roots, stems, leaves, flowers and unripe fruit are toxic. Wait to harvest until the fruits turn black.
 
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