Tomatillos are small green husk tomatoes. These sticky fruits are peeled and then roasted or blended into green salsa or cooked with chiles into a pungent sauce. This plant grows as a small bush and needs quite a bit of room to grow. Growers are now encouraged to plant at least two to aid pollination.
Plants are $4.00 each.
= New in 2016
PURPLE DI MILPA TOMATILLO
This plant features purple stripes on both the husks and the fruits. Makes a striking salsa.
These solid purple fruits will knock your socks off!
Small green tomatillo from the mountains of Mexico.
This plant produces a much larger green fruit.
This variety comes from the Zuni Indians of northern New Mexico. The fruits are tiny and more flavorful than the large tomatillos.
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