Ground Cherry Sowing Instructions
Planting Depth
: 1/2"
Row Spacing: 36”
Plant Spacing: 24”-30”
Days to Germination: 6-15 days
Germination Temperature: 70°-85°F

These compact, sprawling plants produce fruits, encased in papery husks, that are of an indescribable flavor that is a mix of Cherry Tomato, Pineapple and Grape. Start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before the last frost. Sow the seeds 1/2" deep and keep the soil warm and consistently moist. They may take their time germinating, but will grow steadily once they do. Once all danger of frost has passed, harden off the seedlings by slowly introducing them to the outdoors over the span of a week, and then plant them out in rows, 2-3' apart. While the plants prefer full sun, they will tolerate just a bit of shade. Mulch the plants, fertilize occasionally and keep the soil evenly moist throughout the season to ensure fruit set, tapering off as the fruits begin to ripen. When the fruits begin falling from the plant, they are ready to harvest.