Mexican Strain Tomatillo

Details

  • Physalis ixocarpa
  • Open-Pollinated
  • Type: standard
  • Shape: standard
  • Color: ripens to yellow
  • Germination: 6-14 days
  • Maturity: 65 days
  • Size:
    • larger than typical tomatillos
    • averages 2″ diameter
  • Yield: heavy yielding
  • Taste:
    • “more savory flavor than other varieties”
    • “preferred variety for Mexican dishes, including salsa verde & chili verde”
  • Disease Resistance: ?

Notes:

Sources: (where to buy)

  • Territorial Seed Co.

Results from My Garden:

2013:

  • spacing: 18″
  • 1 oz tomatillos, on average
  • Very high yield: 4 lbs per plant, after hacking it back by about half, halfway through summer
  • No disease seen
  • Pests: tomato hornworms, leafhoppers

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