Re: [tomato] Chinese Red Lantern Tomatoes?

margaret lauterbach (
Wed, 24 Mar 1999 08:42:01 -0700

At 08:08 PM 3/23/99 -0500, you wrote:
>The Chinese Lantern tomatoes are otherwise known as husk tomatoes and my
>understanding is that they are likely to cross pollinate our present day
>edible varieties.  i would urge caution in growing them closer than 100
>feet of other tomatoes from which you plan to save seed.
>Chuck Wyatt
Are these the perennial physalis that are extremely invasive and difficult
to eradicate?  Shudder.  Margaret