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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
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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

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
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Available again from summer 2020 - These plants are expected to be available sometime in summer.

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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