From Mexico. Easy-to-grow, summer-fruiting tomato relative known botanically as Physalis ixocarpa maxima. Bushy, sprawling growth to 4 ft. high and at least as wide. Fruit swells to fill—and eventually split—the loose, papery husk (calyx) that surrounds it. When fully ripe, fruit , about 4 in. wide, and very sweet, but it is usually picked when green and tart and used in sauces and other dishes.
72 days. Physalis ixocarpa maxima.
Plant produces good yields of giant 4" diamter green tomatillos. This is the biggest tomatillo on the market.