Tomato??

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Date Photo Taken: 06/25/2014
Location: Marietta
Posted By: mickleboro

Notes:

This was sold to us as a heirloom tomato plant. It has lots of blooms and now these skins have appeared without anything inside them. What is this.

COMMENTS

  1. Metrosideros Flower Fanatic says:

    A Physalis, Groundcherry / Husk Tomato.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Physalis

    June 25th, 2014 at 10:56 pm
  2. Mary Unregistered says:

    Thanks. Hopefully it will be edible. I’m so disappointed as I bought two of these with the wrong identification.

    June 26th, 2014 at 8:56 am
  3. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    They are served as garnish on desserts in Ireland!

    June 26th, 2014 at 12:10 pm
  4. jake12121212 Flower Fanatic says:

    A Tomatillo? If so the fruits inside will fill out bigger than a ping pong ball. I think one has to acquire a taste for them.

    July 9th, 2014 at 11:33 pm

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