Husk Cherry - Husk Cherry – Drott’s Yellow


Physalis pruinosa

This highly productive variety has been grown by the Drott’s family for generations in Wisconsin, and the seed was donated to Seed Savers Exchange by a member who knew the family. Sweet, orange-yellow fruit measure less than an inch around and have excellent flavor for eating fresh, but even better made into preserves. Green husks turn yellow and then brown at fruit maturity. Plants grow 10-18″ tall by 60-100″ wide. Prostrate growth habit. As with all Husk Cherries, it reseeds freely.

0.2 grams
Approx. 330 seeds per packet

77 in stock

SKU: 124-004-1-C Category:

Product Description

Average Seed / oz Seed / 100′ Row Average Yield / 100′ Row Days to Harvest
16,000 1/2 gr NA 70
Planting Season Ideal Soil Temp Sun Frost Tolerance
After Last Frost 60-90°F Full Sun Frost Sensitive
Sowing Method Seed Depth Direct Seed Spacing Seeds Per Packet
Transplant 1/4″ NA 330
Mature Spacing Days to Sprout Production Cycle Seed Viability
24-36″ 10-21 Annual 4-7 years

Additional information

Weight 1 g


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