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Cape Gooseberry (Physalis edulis)

Cape Gooseberry (Physalis edulis)

Cape Gooseberry (Physalis edulis syn. P. peruviana) Not originally from the Cape (native to Peru), and not related to gooseberries at all, the Cape gooseberry belongs to nightshade family which includes tomatoes, aubergines and potatoes. The French name is “amour en cage” meaning “love in a cage” while…