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Solanum jasminoides

Potato vine

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  • Solanum jasminoides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Solanum jasminoides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height4.5m to 6m
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark green

Description

Solanum jasminoides (Potato vine). This is a quick-growing, semi-evergreen or evergreen climber which grows to about 6m and will bear showy clusters of white flowers in early summer and early autumn, followed by small purple berries.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Semi-evergreen or Evergreen, Vine

Origin

Brazil

Interest and use

Conservatory, greenhouse, wall or trellis

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  • Solanum jasminoides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Solanum jasminoides | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH4.5 to 6.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

These warm-climate plants are demanding as they require full sun and rich, well-drained soil.

Propagation

You can propagate by seeds in the spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

They are prone to attack by spider mite, whitefly and aphids.

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