Purple de Milpa Tomatillo

 

tomatillo  tomatillo

The tomatillo that grows wild in Mexican cornfields. Very small (3/4″) purple-tinged fruits borne on 3-4′ tall plants. Fruit typically does not burst through husk when ripe. Sharp flavor preferred by some cooks over other tomatillos. 70-90 days from transplant.

Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost, germination in 7-14 days, plant outdoors 24-36″ Apart,in full Sun.

Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has warmed. Plants are self-supporting, but sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Purple Tomatillo

tomatillo  tomatillo

 

Rare heirloom variety. Dark purple fruits are smaller (1½-2″) and have a sweeter flavor than green tomatillos. Makes an attractive purple salsa, also great grilled. Noticeably less sticky than most tomatillos. 90 days from transplant.

 Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost, germination in 7-14 days, plant outdoors 24-36″ Apart,in full Sun.

Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has warmed. Plants are self-supporting, but sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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Green Husk Tomatillo

 

tomatillo  tomatillo

Prolific bushy plants are 3-4′ across and almost as tall. Green 2″ fruits are ripe when they burst through husks. Blended with hot peppers to make traditional Mexican green sauce. 70-80 days from transplant.

Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost, germination in 7-14 days, plant outdoors 24-36″ Apart,in full Sun.

Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has warmed. Plants are self-supporting, but sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Dr. Wyche’s Yellow Tomatillo

 

tomatillo  tomatillo

Suzanne Ashworth, who provided these seeds, obtained the seeds from the late Dr. John Wyche. Unique yellow tomatillo with contrasting purple blush (1½” diameter), delicious sweet flavor. Very prolific and easy to grow. 90-100 days from transplant

Start indoors 6 weeks before last frost, germination in 7-14 days, plant outdoors 24-36″ Apart,in full Sun.

Culture is very similar to tomatoes. Sow seeds indoors ¼” deep. Transplant outdoors when soil has warmed. Plants are self-supporting, but sprawl over a large area. Cage or trellis when space is limited.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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