Chinese Lantern, Physalis francheti
Balloon-like husks 1.5 to 2 inches across turning green to bright scarlet orange in the fall. Easy to dry and very long lasting in cheery winter bouquets.
Spreading, rampant plants are best confined to a separate area in the garden or yard.
Planting time - Spring.
Height - 2 feet
Germinates in - 2-3 weeks
Sowing Depth - 1/16 inch
Row spacing - 12 inches
Seed spacing - 1/2 inch
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall thin to 12 inches apart.
Net weight 200 MG (Estimated 130 seeds)