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Physalis alkekengi

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2 litres

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Plant Finder: about Physalis alkekengi

Common names

Chinese lanterns, Winter cherry, Bladder cherry


Physalis alkekengi (Chinese lanterns). This species produces insignificant white flowers in the summer they are followed by round, bright red-orange seed pods. They will grow in sun or light shade and prefer well drained but moist soil.


They will prefer moist, well-drained soil with a position in sun or partial-shade.

Interest and use

Dried arrangements, cutting

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Physalis alkekengi | Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Oswaldtwistle, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5
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