Harvested green tomatillos in paper husks.


If you’re looking for a unique and delicious addition to your garden, look no further than tomatillos. These little green fruits are similar to tomatoes but are tarter and are covered in a paper-like husk. They are easy to grow and care for, and they add a fun pop of color and flavor to any dish. Use our guides down below to learn more about how to plant and grow your own tomatillos and get advice on cultivar selection, seed saving, pest and disease control, harvesting, and more!

How to Grow and Care for Tomatillos

A close up horizontal image of tomatillos growing in the garden pictured on a soft focus background.

With tart, round, green or purple fruits encased in papery husks, tomatillos are tomato relatives that grow quickly in summer gardens. Our tips will help you grow a bumper crop of tart orbs, harvest them properly, and enjoy them in dishes ranging from the traditional salsa verde to casseroles and jams. Read more.