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Little Lantern


Ground Cherry
Physalis peruviana
Smaller, more compact variety of ground cherry, well suited for containers. Smaller fruits (11-14 mm) with lightly colored husks. Good ramification and short internode spaces.
CULTURAL PRACTICES: Sow indoors under grow lights, approximately 6 to 8 weeks before last frost in your region. Harden off before planting outdoors. Grow best at 21-24° C or higher. SOIL: Prepare the ground by working in plenty of well-rotted manure or compost at least 30 cm deep. Apply a general fertilizer before planting. SPACING: Set out 45 to 60 cm apart in rows 90 cm apart GROWING TIPS: They tolerate a wide range of fertile and well-drained soils. Grow in a warm, sunny spot. HARVESTING: Pick fruits as they ripen. Before frost, pull the plants up by the roots and hang them upside down indoors to help the fruits ripen.
20 s/p
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