Ground Cherry 'Pineapple' Seeds

This yellow ground cherry has a flavor that is sweet, fruity, and really does remind you of a pineapple.

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$2.50

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This yellow ground cherry has a flavor that is sweet, fruity, and really does remind you of a pineapple. The short spreading vines produce abundantly. The ½”-¾” fruits are enclosed in brown papery husks that drop to the ground when fully ripe. Excellent for preserves, hot dessert toppings, salads or mock pineapple yogurt. Makes a unique and wonderful salsa. Stores 3-4 weeks in the husk.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Physalis pubescens var. integrifolia
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 30 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25