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(Physalis) Husk Cherry is native to warm temperate and subtropical regions of the world. Husk Cherries produce cherry sized orange fruits that are enclosed by a large papery husk. Eat fruit fresh, turn into salsa, or preserve.
This husk cherry plant has compact productive growth that has good weather tolerance. Sweet, edible fruit hides inside a papery husk resembling a paper lantern. Harvest fruits when the papery husk turns light brown and splits open or falls to ground. Suitable for small space gardens. Excellent fresh or added to fruit salads or party trays, jams, jellies, sauces.
Goldie is tasty heirloom husk cherry! This husk cherry ripens to a lovely orange and is best enjoyed in pies. Goldie is known for its very sweet flavor that does well in different types of jams and jellies. This low growing, very prolific vine husk cherry is a favorite!