Ground Cherry (Physalis pruinosa)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Showy
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Late fall or early winter
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon


Plant Events from our members
lovesblooms On April 20, 2015 Seeds germinated
lovesblooms On January 29, 2015 Seeds sown
winter sown
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Newbie, south Alabama by Intheswamp Apr 4, 2020 9:51 AM 1,591
For those of you asking about ground cherries by robynanne Sep 19, 2016 7:31 PM 26
Question on growing ground cherries by robynanne Jan 26, 2017 5:46 PM 11
Hello edible Growers and Canners! by DavidofDeLand Mar 6, 2016 7:53 AM 3,316
Physalis I think, but which one? by bonitin Sep 4, 2013 11:50 AM 8

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