Cape Gooseberry is a nightshade plant native to Brazil that is actually closer to a tomato than a berry. Its delicious yellow-orange fruit, wrapped inside a peculiar paper – or lantern-like cape, can be considered a sweet version of the cherry tomato
The Cape Gooseberry seems to thrive on neglect; even light fertilizer will depress flowering. Grow it in a frost-free spot and provide plenty of water, except when the fruits are ripening.
Distracts caterpillars from other cultivation.