A small, cherry-tomato fruit ripening to an orange-yellow, enclosed in a calyx. Flavor is sweet, tasty and much like some of its better known Physalis relatives.
A low-growing annual to 1-2ft. Little seems to be known or written about this plant, but growth habit is similar to other Physalis species though plant morphology is a bit different.
Unknown, probably not frost hardy but can be grown anywhere as an annual.
Provide regular water. Does not need but thrives in high humidity environments. Excellent candidate for container growth.
By seeds, which usually germinate within a few weeks. Fruits can develop and ripen from seed in just a few months.
Fruits can be eaten fresh. This species is little known and extremely rare in cultivation.
Native to South America.