Physalis ixocarpa / Tomatillo
Plant Type / Location: annual / in ground
Snail Rating: Scale 0-5 snails (5=snail delicacy 0=leave alone)
Comments: When I first saw a tomatillo plant I thought it was a Chinese Lantern. This was because I had not planted any tomatillo seeds. Instead I had put some tomatillo scraps in the compost which managed to survive and germinate.
Flower Color(s): yellow
Date of Photo / File size: Sep-96 / 26K

created September 14, 1996 by websterina@sfsu.edu