Tomatillo / Tomatillo Du Mexique / Tοματίλλο


Common Name: Tomatillo / Tomatillo Du Mexique / Tοματίλλο

Scientific Name: Physalis ixocarpa


Plant’s cycle: Annual

Light Requirement: light shade, full sun

Soil type: any soil type.

Sowing in nursery: March/April

Germination: 7 to 10 days after sowing (20 ºC)

Harvest: in August


Flowers are hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs)

Pollination: Bees;

Plant is self fertile

Seed preservation: 4 years


Edible Parts: fruits

Known Hazards: All parts of the plant, except the fruit, are poisonous. Immature plants are also toxic.