Heirloom Tomatillo Seeds - Diane's Flower Seeds
Heirloom Tomatillo Seeds

Tomatillo originally came from Mexico and is enjoyed in many Mexican dishes, either raw or cooked. Culture is similar to that of tomatoes. Physalis ixocarpa.

Sowing Tomatillo Seeds

Start tomatillo seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last frost date. Sow 1/4" deep. Transplant outside 2 weeks after the last frost date. Full sun. Spacing 30".


Tomatillo 'Grande Rio Verde'
(85 days)

50 seeds   $2.75                    
Grande Rio Verde tomatillo produces lots of extra-large, apple-green fruits. The fruits are ripe when the husk turns brown and splits open. This is the perfect tomatillo for making salsa verde and other Mexican dishes.

Mexican heirloom.
Tomatillo, Purple
(85 days)

50 seeds   $2.75  
Purple tomatillo is a lovely variety with deep purple coloring that extends into the flesh. The 1.5" fruits are sweet and slightly tangy. Plant tomatillos in groups of at least 2 or more plants for good pollination.

Mexican heirloom.

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Dr. Wyche's Yellow tomatillo is a rare variety that has yellow fruits with a purple blush. The abundant, 1.5" fruits are sweet and flavorful. This tomatillo originated with Dr. John Wyche. Also see Dr. Wyche's Yellow tomato.

American heirloom.
Tomatillo 'Dr. Wyche's Yellow'
(90 days)

25 seeds   $2.75                   
Tomatillo purple
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