Source of "Ground Cherries" or "Husk Tomatoes" - Knowledgebase Question

Winter Springs, FL
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Question by marci6
October 7, 1998
Where can one purchase seeds or plants called ground cherries or husk tomatoes ? It is a small gold cherry which grows inside a thin paper shell or husk. The plant is low growing.

Answer from NGA
October 7, 1998
Here are two sources of seed for "Ground Cherries" (Physalis pruinosa), also known as "Husk Cherries" and "Husk Tomatoes" :

Johnny's Selected Seeds, Foss Hill Road, Albion, Maine 04910, Home Garden Order Line (207) 437-4301,
Customer Service Line (207) 437-4357,

Nichols Garden Nursery, 1190 North Pacific Highway, Albany, OR 97321-4580, (541) 928-9280.

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