The fruit of the tomatillo is green and about the size of a large cherry tomato. The inside is white and meatier than a tomato. They grow to maturity inside of a husk. They can range in size from about an inch in diameter to the size of apricots. They are covered by a papery husk which may range from the pale green color of the fruit itself to a light grocery-bag brown. The husks are inedible and should be removed before use.
Tomato Tomatillo Toma Verde Great Heirloom Garden Vegetable 50 Seeds
70 Days. Tomato Tomatillo Verde -. 2 ounce fruits remain green when mature inside a tan husk. Very popular for Mexican dishes, green salsa, and green chili verde. Grows similar to regular tomato plants, preferring full sun, well drained soil and even moisture. Best fruit yield with fertilizer applied bi-weekly. Harvest when husks begin to
Certified Organic Purple de Milpa Tomatillo Seeds of Change S10760
Purple Top White Globe Heirloom Hardy Biennial (45-60-day) Introduced before 1890, smooth round roots are bright purple above ground and white below. Best eaten when young and tender (12-inch tops, 2-4-inch diameter root). Greens are good steamed or eaten raw in salads. Planting Depth: 1/2-inch Soil Temperature for Germination: 45-80-Degree F, day to Germination: 3-6
Grande Rio Verde Tomatillo Seeds
The Grande Rio Verde tomatillo is a sweet tomatillo that is great for green salsas or pies. The fruits are enclosed in a papery husk and grow up to 3″ wide. Grande Rio Verde Tomatillos are also particularly disease resistant.