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Physalis in a container

Hello all,
I've attached a picture of my physalis plant which is in a good large pot. The reason I grew it from a root was because I came across one a few years ago which was bushy full of leaves with loads of bright orange lanterns hanging all over and it looked beautiful. Mine is quite leggy, I counted about 15 stems coming up from the soil, not very leafy and I only have about six lanterns, one to a stem. I couldn't see the legs at all on the one I originally seen. I just to check from you if mine looks ok, I'm wondering if it needs taking out, divided and made smaller? Just so you know it's about 2-3 years old, grown from root. It's in full south facing sun and never scorches. Thanks all it's great to be able to ask these questions.


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  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,631
    From my experience, they are best grown in the ground in moist soil and in some shade. You could try moving them to somewhere more shadier. Keep them well watered if you need to keep them in a pot.
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