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Cape gooseberry

Physalis pruinosa

Also known as

Strawberry tomato

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

60cm

Max

50cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cape gooseberry Overview

The fruit can be eaten raw or cooked.

How to propagate Cape gooseberry

Cuttings

You can propagate by division or softwood cuttings in spring, annuals by seed in spring or autumn.

Division

Seed

Other uses of Cape gooseberry

Fruit, culinary

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