Apple of Peru
This seed is packed for the 2023 growing season. If stored in a cool, dry place, seeds can keep for 2 to 3 years.
Apple of Peru
This soaring, easy to grow foliage plant is one of our most hardworking fillers on the farm. Stems are loaded with glowing green lanterns that appear after their periwinkle blossoms drop, and the plant resembles a giant tomatillo with blue flowers. A great addition to the landscape, each plant produces buckets of bouquet material from mid summer to autumn.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 90-100 days
Plant spacing: 12”
Pinch: not necessary
Approx seeds per packet: 50
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed.
Harvest once seed pods have formed, and remove the foliage so that the lanterns are more visible. Expect a vase life of 7 days.
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