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Franchetti Physalis alkekengi Seeds

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Approx. 17,000 seeds/oz.

Product Code: 20953

Item #20953*:
Retail pack [Price $1.79]
1/8 oz. [Price $3.95]
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1/2 oz. [Price $11.80]
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4 oz. [Price $39.00]
1 lb. [Price $149.00]

Flowers Suitable for Cutting and DisplayWhat do these symbols mean?
(Chinese Lantern)
(2-3') This striking relative of tomatillos is easy to grow and makes a long lasting dried flower. Its small white flowers are followed by orange fruit encased in a papery, bright orange "lantern". The orange "lantern" retains its color for a long time as a dried flower. The plants will spread by rhizomes and self seeding.
Zones 3-9. 7-14 days, 60-70şF
Plant in full sun.

Plant: Select sunny and lightly shaded location with ordinary garden soil and plant outdoors after all danger of frost is past. For earlier blossoms, sow indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. As plants are spreading, set apart. Cultivate soil and firm over seed, keeping it moist.
Care: Cut stems in fall as lanterns turn color, remove leaves and hang small brunches upside down in a dry, shady place.
Tip: Store seed in cool dry place. Heat and moisture severely reduce germination.

Planting Depth Seed Spacing Thinning Height
Spacing After ThinningDays to Germination


1-2' / 20-46cm

1/4" / 6mm

1" /

2" /


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