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15/05/2014 at 13:23

I have been given four golden berry seedlings has any one else grown them my friend says they are delicious! I need a guide on how to grow on ?

15/05/2014 at 14:04

I assume you mean one of the physalis plants. I love the fruits, a golden berry in a papery husk. They are tropical/sub tropical plants I think. I certainly haven't grown them. You should get some cultivation hints if you Google it if no one on the forum can help.

16/05/2014 at 00:53

Difficult to stop them growing once they get started.  I grew them in a greenhouse.  If you can grow tomatoes you'll find them easy.

Best to grow them against a wall where you can tie them in or tie them to supports.

16/05/2014 at 05:58

thankyou for your replies,will try one in the greenhouse with the toms and find aplace in the veg patch for a couple and maybe one in the border with the flowers looking forward to the learning curve

 

16/05/2014 at 20:57

MM.............Golden Berries can grow to rather large plants......1 mt tall and the same spread............I find you you need a good summer to get a decent harvest but I've only grown them outside 

17/05/2014 at 05:53

ooh thanks philippa can find the spaces fingers crossed for the weather

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