3003 - Golden berry. annual. Native to the Andes--a cultivated crop since Incan times. Nutritious golden fruit occurs in a decorative (purple streaked) inflated calyx. Fruit is loaded with vitamin A, C and B. Contains unusually high levels of pectin and phosphorous. Fruit very sweet, like candy, a cross between cherry tomato and bing cherry, with a hint of cinnamon. Plant prospers in rich soils, but actually produces more fruit in marginal soils. Sow in spring in pots and cultivate like tomatoes.