This is the tall Cape Gooseberry, also know as Physalis peruviana, or the 'Golden Berry'. It is a tall shrub type plant growing up to a height of 180cm and produces masses of small round berry fruit, yellow-orange in colour with a very sweet flavour.
Very popular and easy to grow, but best grown in the greenhouse or polytunnel in the UK.
|Cape Gooseberry Sowing Guidelines |
|Approx Seeds per Packet: ||: 50 |
|When to Sow Seeds: ||March, April, May |
|Germination Temperature: ||15C + |
|Cover Seed: ||Lightly |
|Time to Germinate: ||7 - 10 Days |
|Frost Hardy: ||No |
|Spacing Between Plants: ||50cm |