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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

SOLANUM

Genus of about 1400 species of annuals, herbaceous perennials, and evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous shrubs, trees and twining climbers from a worldwide range of habitats. Includes the potato, tomato and aubergine familes.

Natives comprise the 2 nightshades S. dulcamara, woody nightshade or bittersweet and S. nigrum, black nightshade. Atropa belladonna, deadly nightshade, although in the same family is a different, distinct plant.

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well.
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Full sun
  • Caution, toxic if eaten - Do not eat these plants.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - 1400 species of annuals, biennials, herbaceous perennials, evergreen, semi-evergreen and deciduous shrubs and twining climbers. Includes potato and aubergine.
  • Pests & Diseases - under glass - aphids, red spider mite, tomato spotted wilt, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - worldwide
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Neutral to alkaline soil

Buy Varieties of SOLANUM

SOLANUM crispum 'Glasnevin'   AWARD

SOLANUM crispum 'Glasnevin'  >


Commonly known as: Chilean potato tree.
Hardy and quick growing wall shrub, flowers violet-blue
Multibuy
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

SOLANUM jasminoides

SOLANUM jasminoides  >


Commonly known as: Jasmine nightshade, Potato vine.
(syn. s.laxum) - pale lilac jasmine-like flowers
Multibuy
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

SOLANUM jasminoides 'Album'  AWARD

SOLANUM jasminoides 'Album'  >


Commonly known as: Jasmine nightshade, Potato vine.
Pure white form
Multibuy
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

SOLANUM rantonnetti   AWARD

SOLANUM rantonnetti  >


Commonly known as: Blue potato bush, Paraguay nightshade.
(syn. Lycianthes rantonnetii) - deciduous shrub with blue-purple flowers
Multibuy
individually £14.50 each, 3+ £12.00 each
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Available late spring to early summer 2021 - These plants will be available again sometime in late spring/early summer depending on growing conditions.

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