TOMATILLO (85 days heirloom) - Pinetree Garden Seeds - Vegetables

TOMATILLO (85 days heirloom)


Fruits resemble Chinese Lanterns. The tomato-like fruit grows to about 2 inches inside a papery husk. Harvest when the tomatillo is just turning yellow. They will be hard. Can be stored for 1 to 2 months in a cool dry place. Use in Mexican sauces or salsas. Grow as you would tomatoes. Height will be 4 feet, so provide good support. Very prolific. 40 seeds.


Indoors- 4-5 weeks before last frost and 1/8” deep. Keep soil moist and 75 degrees. Transplant out 24-36” apart after last frost.

Harvest- Husks dries and splits when mature and fruits are pushing out of them.

Tips- Plant and grow like tomatoes and they will need support for their best performance.