Die Andenbeeren gehören zur Pflanzenfamilie der Nachtschattengewächse und erfreuen uns seit einigen Jahren mit exotischen Gaumenfreuden. Süss sind die Andenbeeren und die Ananaskirschen, ideal für Desserts oder zum frisch Naschen.

Pineapple cherry / Cape gooseberry, goldenberry, poha, and physalis

nightshade family Physalis pruinosa

Pineapple cherry, Ground cherry, Husk tomato Pineapple cherry

Pineapple cherry is the little sister of goldenberry from the Andes. The fruits are held in small papery lanterns which fall to the ground when ripe. They taste, as the name implies, slightly of pineapple. This exotic addition to your plot gives you exciting flavours hinting at the tropics. Begin harvest in August and continue until the first frost.

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.

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4.50 CHF
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Andean blackberry, Cape gooseberry, goldenberry, poha, and physalis Cape gooseberry, goldenberry, poha, and physalis / Pineapple cherry

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.

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.

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00303
5 g (300 seeds/g)
63.60 CHF
0.00 CHF