Toma Verde Tomatillo - Heirloom, Non Gmo Seeds
Toma Verde is a relatively disease resistant member of the nightshade family. This fruit originated from Mexico and Central America.
The tomatillo resembles a green tomato but is wrapped in a paper husk, also known as a lantern. The fruit is very dense and tart and is most commonly used to make salsa verde but can also be used in sauces, add tang to guacamole and even be turned into jam!
Days to Maturity 70 Days
Packet Contains 30 seeds
Growing Tomatoes - Benefits and Instructions
Benefits of Growing Tomatoes
Medicinal - Tomatoes contain a large amount of lycopene which is believed to help reduce the risks of certain cancers, increasing heart health and improve skin health.
- Nutritional Profile - An excellent source of vitamin C , a good source of fibre.
Use in: Fresh, soups, salads, salsas, pickling, canning, sauces, stews.
Pick fruit when fruit is firm and turning red. Green varieties often develop slightly blushed spots when ready to be harvested.
Do not store tomatoes in the refrigerator unless fully ripe, the cold temperature stops the ripening process. Unripened tomatoes can be stored in a cupboard or basement to continue ripening.
Tomatoes are perfect for turning into sauces or canned for long term storage. Tomatoes can also be frozen whole and stored in plastic bags for later use.
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