CAPE GOOSEBERRY

CAPE GOOSEBERRY

Physalis peruviana
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
One of the most versatile yet understated vegie garden plants. The sweet fruit are encased in a papery husk that turns brown letting you know when the fruit are ripe. The fruit are the same size as a cherry tomato and can be eaten fresh straight from the vine, made into goosebery jam, or popped into fruit or savoury salads. Grow as you would a tomato. Can jump the garden fence in warmer climates if left unchecked.
Checking stock, please wait..
SEEDS: S376
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Spring
Height To 60cm
Position in FULL SUN
100 Seeds Per Packet
TENDER PERENNIAL
Space at 60cm
Seasonal watering as necessary
95% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

CAPE GOOSEBERRY

Physalis peruviana
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
One of the most versatile yet understated vegie garden plants. The sweet fruit are encased in a papery husk that turns brown letting you know when the fruit are ripe. The fruit are the same size as a cherry tomato and can be eaten fresh straight from the vine, made into goosebery jam, or popped into fruit or savoury salads. Grow as you would a tomato. Can jump the garden fence in warmer climates if left unchecked.
Checking stock, please wait..
SEEDS: S376
Due to quarantine, cannot post to TAS
Digger's Recommends
TAMARILLO 'RED'
TAMARILLO 'RED'
SEEDS: S410
An attractive, fast growing, small tree that brings a tropical feel to gardens. The shiny, pendulous red fruit are high in vitamin C and can be harvested in just 3-4 years from sowing.
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
Checking stock, please wait..
BOYSENBERRY
BOYSENBERRY
PLANTS: WBOY
This vigorous hybrid forms sweet, juicy, fat, purple-black fruit in summer. The berries have excellent flavour, but the plant needs a firm hand. Cut canes to the ground after fruiting has finished.
Member $9.95
Non-Member $12.95
Checking stock, please wait..
GOJI BERRY
GOJI BERRY
PLANTS: WGOJI
The Tibetans, Koreans and Japanese have long known of the virtues of the Goji. Now in the west you can buy the dried berries or the juice at your local health food store, or better yet, you can grow your own and save a packet! This tough, weeping shrub has white stems that bear olive-like leaves. Mauve flowers are produced in early summer, follo...
Member $6.95
Non-Member $7.95
Checking stock, please wait..
Back To Top
Member Exclusives
BACKYARD BERRY COLLECTION
BACKYARD BERRY COLLECTION
PLANTS: WCOF
Bought berries lack real fresh fruit flavour, lost in the time between harvest and delivery to supermarkets. Nothing beats picking your own chemical free berries, with a flavour almost forgotten over time! This collection includes all the varieties you need to get your backyard berry garden going, with the promise of years of fruit as a reward. ...
Member $65.00
Checking stock, please wait..
SUMMER CUT FLOWER SPEEDING COLLECTION
SUMMER CUT FLOWER SPEEDING COLLECTION
PLANTS: PCUTC15
This Speeding collection is the all-in-one collection for the heirloom cut flower aficionado with a unique selection of Diggers ready to go plugs and easy to sow seeds. Great value with 5 Speedings each of Zinnia Queen and Rose Mix, Snapdragon Butterfly Pastel Mix, Chocolate Queen Annes Lace plus seeds of Blue Lace Flower and Zinnia 'Purple Prin...
Member $29.95
Checking stock, please wait..
2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
2 YEAR MEMBERSHIP AND FREE VEGIE SEEDS
Membership: MNE2VS
Join The Diggers Club for 2 years for $79, just $39.50 per year and you'll receive a FREE Vegetable Seed Collection which includes 1 packet each of Spring Onion Red, Tomato Tigerella, Beetroot Chioggia and Silverbeet 5 Colour mix. The normal price for this collection is $23.75. You'll also receive our 'Welcome to the Club'gift of 2 more free pac...
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
Checking stock, please wait..