Purple de Milpa tomatillo is an early and vigorous variety originating from Mexico. It produces small to medium sized tomatillos. The berries taste sharper than any other variety of tomatillos making them ideal for cooking salsa or any Mexican dishes.
Scientific Name: physalis ixocarpa
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 24C-28C
Germination time in days: 7-20 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 75 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: well drained and rich.
Sowing and cultivation: Sow seed indoors in early spring. Grow on in a cool greenhouse, or outdoors in milder areas once all risk of frost has passed. Needs support for the branches. Need feeding every 10-14 days. Plant 100 x 50 cm