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Physalis alkekengi

Just £2.29

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1 packet (110 physalis seeds) £2.29 Despatch: within 24 hours
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Huge scarlet lanterns' which are magnificently attractive in the garden and then can be cut and dried to be used all through the winter to decorate naturally, your house. Easy, thriving in almost any soil, sun or shade. Lanterns late summer.

Cottage Gardens, Exotic Garden, Cut Flower Garden

Hardy

Full sun, Sun or semi shade

75cm (29.5in)

90cm (35.4in)

1 Packet (110 Physalis Seeds) (TT02140)

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Flowering Months

To dry, cut the stems when the lanterns start to show colour and hang upside down in a light airy shed.

Sow in spring at 20C (70F) in a good seed compost. Sow seed on surface of compost and gently firm down compost. Keep soil damp but not wet. Sealingina polythene bag after sowing is helpful. Do not exclude light which is beneficial to germination. Germination usually takes 21-30 days.

When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow on in cooler conditions. Plant out in a reserve border and move to their final positions in autumn planting 60cm (24in) apart in ordinary well drained soil and sun.

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Reviews

quick germination 2011-05-28

Germinated quite easily, within a week of sowing. Although the fruits are edible, the plants themselves are poisonous. And invasive. Still, if you really like them then it shouldn't be a problem.