Cape Gooseberry

The Cape Gooseberry, a member of the nightshade family, is a small grape sized fruit with a paper thin husk surrounding it. It has a sweet, slightly acidic but refreshing flavor and is found in shades of green, gold, white, red, and even black.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1 cup, 150 g
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 66
  • Calories from fat: 8
  • Fat: 0.9g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 2mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.3g
    • Fiber: 6.5g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1.3g
  • Vitamin A: 9%
  • Vitamin C: 69%
  • Calcium: 4%
  • Iron: 3%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Available February - April and June - September

Also Known As

  • Cape Gooseberry
  • Goldenberry
  • Husk Cherry
  • Peruvian Ground Cherry
  • Poha
  • Poha Berry
  • Chinese lantern
  • Physalis
  • Golden gooseberry
  • Alkekengi
  • Ground cherry
  • Golden berry
  • Golden husk
  • Caped Gooseberry
  • Pichuberry®

Store around 45°F, keep cool and dry.

  • Physalis peruviana

Recipes

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