Plant Library

Tomato Ground Cherry

Common Name: Tomato

Botanical Name: Lycopersicon esculentum

Variety: Ground Cherry

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Exposure: Sun

Mature Height: 2'

Mature Width: 2'

Notes: Huge yields of tart-sweet berries. This is the common type used by the Pilgrims; excellent for pies, jams, preserves of all kinds and also delicious fresh. The fruit grows inside a paper-like husk (the same as tomatillos). Matures in 70 days.