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Approximately 1000.00 seeds per gram
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B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Physalis peruviana is cold hardy
USDA Zone:8 10° to 20°F (-12° to -6.5°C)
|Type of plant - annual or perennial, depending on climate
Flower or inflorescence:
YELLOW, BROWN-PURPLE marks
YELLOW-ORANGE berry, to 2cm. dia., edible RIPE, sweet...(germ. 2-4 weeks)
ov.-cord., to 10cm....(unripe fruit ~ toxic)
|Height, in meters: 2
Height, in feet: 6.60
|Physalis peruviana sales history
| Parts of Physalis peruviana are considered toxic.
Synonyms (alternative names) for Physalis peruviana:
Common names for Physalis peruviana:
|(cul: ripe fruit in salads, jam, dried,in sauces), Andenbeere, Cape Gooseberry, Coqueret de perou, Inca B erry, Kap-Stachelbeere, Kapstachelbeere, Peruvian Goldenberry, Poa, Poha, Strawberry Tomato, Tiger Cherry, Topo Topo,|
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|9||: Alpine and Rock Garden Seed List (Hardy and Tender)|
|19||: Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other|
|30||: Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List|
|36||: Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic|
|Not all medicinal, dye or aromatic plants are edible, some are toxic if eaten and others are dangerous if applied to the skin. Please check uses for plants.|
|43||: Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List|
|44||: Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties|
|53||: Bedding Plant Seed List|
|54||: Ecuadorean Native and Introduced Plants|
|83||: Vegetable Seed List|
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
|160||: Salad Vegetable Seed List|
|190||: Trees and Shrubs For Mediterranean Climates|
|720||: Fire Resistant Plants|
|Different classes of resistance: some grow back, some don't burn, a few have highly inflammable leaves that leave the rest of the plant intact, some trees don't have lower branches.|
|952||: Wholesale Selection|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Physalis peruviana seeds will usually germinate in 21-30 days.