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Tomatillo Tree

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Question: 64-5201
I have a tomatillo tree in a container. Should I bring it indoors? Dan, Brunswich, GA

Mort's Answer:
Physalis ixocarpa is an annual that grows to four feet. . It has a bluish sticky fruit. P. ixocarpa is technically tomatillo. P. pruinosa is also sold as tomatillo. It is also annual and has an edible greenish-yellow berry. Sometimes called Strawberry, it too has to be brought indoors at this time of year. You can leave both specie out in zone 8 but they both prefer the warmer temperatures. Perennial P. peruviana can be covered for the winter. It is a tender perennial and the container would require wrapping for the winter.

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Question: 275-5201
I have a tomatillo tree in a container. Should I bring it indoors? Dan, Brunswich, GA

Mort's Answer:
Physalis ixocarpa is an annual that grows to four feet. It has a bluish sticky fruit. P. ixocarpa is technically tomatillo. P. pruinosa is also sold as tomatillo. It is also annual and has an edible greenish-yellow berry. Sometimes called Strawberry, it too has to be brought indoors at this time of year. You can leave both specie out in zone 8 but they both prefer the warmer temperatures. Perennial P. peruviana can be covered for the winter. It is a tender perennial and the container would require wrapping for the winter.

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