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Ground cherries

Post  johnp on 7/3/2014, 9:57 am

This is my first year growing ground cherries and I don't know anything about them other than they are related to tomatillo's. What color are they when they are ripe? Several have fallen off the plant and they are yellow. I tried one and was not to pleased with the taste so I think they were not ripe yet.

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Post  llama momma on 7/3/2014, 10:56 am

John
I've grown them for a couple of years.  After they fall to the ground bring them in the house for a week at room temp.  The fruit will change a little in color.  Then its ready.
You can read all about ground cherries from seed to harvest and storage at organicgardening.com

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