Gold-orange bite sized fruit bursts in your mouth with a sweet tart flavour. Eat raw, add to fruit salads, or make a desert using numerous recipes on the web.
Grey-green soft heart shaped foliage and papery husks encasing the fruit makes this a very pretty small shrub when grown in suitable conditions.
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OTHER COMMON NAMES
Golden berry, Peruvian ground cherry
Seeds are used in powdered and whole form. This ancient spice is use to flavour many dishes around the world.
Native to South America.
A perennial shrub that grows in a range of conditions, growing best in a sheltered position with free draining soil with little or no risk of frost.
Flowers are self-fertile and are easily pollinated by insects and wind.
|Size||Small shrub (to 1m)|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|