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Physalis growers

The golden physalis berry is also known as the Cape gooseberry, but it is actually a member of the nightshade family; so it's more closely related to the tomato than to the real gooseberry.

Click on the stamps to visit each physalis grower page:

Interesting facts about physalis:

  • Physalis berries are botanically closely linked to the tomato and egg plant?
  • That the lantern around the physalis berries is actually the husk of the fl ower and it ensures the berry has a longer shelf life?
  • You can easily make physalis chocolate bonbons? Simply dip the berries in melted chocolate and allow to cool.
  • Physallis are very healthy berries and packed with a natural anti oxidant called Cryptoxanthine?

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