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Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry Tomato

Heirloom Variety with Sweet Flavor

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Aunt Molly's Ground Cherry Tomato

Heirloom Variety with Sweet Flavor

One of the tastiest ground cherries we've grown! Small yellow fruits have a popping crisp texture and a sweet-tart flavor with hints of citrus and pineapple. They're great for snacking, chopped up into salsas and cooked into jams, preserves and pie fillings. Aunt Molly's is an extremely productive, heirloom variety that has been a favorite among Pennsylvania Dutch growers since the 1830s. The fruits are covered in a papery husk and drop to the ground when ripe. The harvested fruits hold up in the husk for 3-4 weeks. 75-90 DAYS.
SKU: 62285
$2.99
For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 50 seeds
Grows in zones: 3-9
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  • Botanical Name: Physalis pruinosa
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants, 3 - 5 feet between rows.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep
  • Light Required: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Size: 50 Seed Pkt
  • Fruit: Small yellow fruit with citrus/pineapple flavor. 1/2 - 34 inch fruits.
  • Days To Maturity: 75 - 90 Days
  • Zone: 3-9
  • Form: Tomato
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, fertile soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 50 seedss per packet.
  • Pruning: No pruning needed.
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage.
  • Comments: A unique flavor described as citrus or pineapple, Aunt Molly is extremely productive and harvested fruit holds up in the husk for 3-4 weeks in cool, dry conditions. Popular in our research garden, it's been grown by the Pennsylvania Dutch since the 1830'

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