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
  • 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
  • Toxic - Category C
    Harmful if eaten
    (People & Pets)

Buy Varieties of SOLANUM

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SOLANUM crispum 'Glasnevin'

SOLANUM crispum 'Glasnevin'

Chilean potato tree

Hardy and quick growing wall shrub, flowers violet-blue

 
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SOLANUM jasminoides

SOLANUM jasminoides

Jasmine nightshade, Potato vine

(syn. s.laxum) - pale lilac jasmine-like flowers

 
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SOLANUM jasminoides 'Album'

SOLANUM jasminoides 'Album'

Jasmine nightshade, Potato vine

pure white form

 
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