PERUVIAN GROUND CHERRY, CAPE GOOSEBERRY, OR GROUND CHERRY (Physalis peruviana- P. edulis) WINNER/ BUYER GETS 20 SEEDS!! Annual Produces edible fruit. 18 to 24 inches tall Full sun
Unusual annual bearing delicious cherry sized fruit. Enjoyed fresh, or in pies and preserves. Also eaten dried. Try in salads, pies, cakes, sauces, jams, jellies compotes. Fruit grows in a papery husk and is a light yellow/orange color. Will drop to ground when ripe.
Also try dipping in icing, whipped cream, chocolate, fondant. Fruit may be stored into the winter in the husk in a cool dry place, and will keep for several months. This fruit was considered a delicacy by the pilgrims. Comes with planting instructions.