[nafex] Re: Exploring Not Quite Cherries

Christopher Mauchline mauch1 at aol.com
Tue May 8 15:01:36 EDT 2001


This may be the case where two different plants have the same common
name (hence the utility of the Latin):

On the St. Lawrence Online catalog under bush cherries -
Dwarf Ground Cherry -- Prunus fruticosa

Though I agree if you had asked me about "Ground cherries" I would 
have thought of the the tomatillo related plant.

Chris Mauchline
SE PA, zone 6

--- In nafex at y..., Naomi Ann Counides <beefalo at r...> wrote:
> Ground cherries are not at all like cherries.  They are very close 
to
> tomatillos.  They are also rampant self seeders.  I enjoy them but 
if you are
> looking for something like a cherries, this is not it.
> Naomi Counides
> Associated Beefalo of Idaho


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