Cape gooseberry, Goldenberry
An exotic, but easily cultivated plant. It grows to about 150 cm tall with bushy outgrowth. As it ages you will find light brown papery lanterns with an orange-yellow fruit in the center. The fruit after emerging from the papery lantern, the fruit looks like a cherry tomato, yet with a unique taste. It is very tempting and mainly enjoyed as a dessert fruit.
|Quantity||Portion (00300) or 100 seeds (00301)|
|Thousand-seeds weight (TKW)||2.054 grams|
Sow at the beginning to the end of March in a warm place. Seedlings do very well in pots. In the field, transplant around May 20 at a distance of 100 cm. Tie plants up to a post for rigidity and protection from rain is not required.