Tomatillo, Purple Organic Seeds

Physalis philadelphica

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Tomatillo, Purple Organic Seeds

Physalis philadelphica

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Purple Tomatillo is a uniquely colored tomatillo noted for its sweet, tart flavor.

The plant itself provides visual flare with its striking purple-veined leaves.

The small tomatillos form inside papery husks that ripen from green to a deep, rich purple.

This tomatillo variety will grow vigorous and highly productive plants. Tomatillos taste great grilled, diced for salsa, or used as a taco topping. Enjoy a bountiful harvest of this exquisitely flavored vegetable from these highly productive and gorgeous plants.

Sku: 9536

Common Name: Tomatillo

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Safe for bees

for Bees

Grows best In

Best In:

Full Sun


Days to

7 - 10 Days


Days to

75- 85 Days


Container Size:



Growing Height:

36 - 48"

water Needs


Moist (2 in / week)

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Characteristics: Attracts Bees

Botanical Name: Physalis philadelphica

Fill Weight (grams): 0.15

Flavor: Uniquely sweet, yet tart.

Preparation Ideas: Adds a unique flavor to salsa.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 80 - 100

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Growth Type: Indeterminate bush

Tolerance: Drought Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Planting Depth: 0.25"

Seed Spacing: Sow Purple Tomatillo seeds roughly 2' apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 3' apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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To keep tomatillos clean and easier to pick, support with stakes or cages. Tomatillos require at least an inch of water per week.

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