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Solanum jasminoides ‘Album’

Potato vine

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  • Solanum jasminoides ‘Album’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Solanum jasminoides ‘Album’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • Solanum jasminoides ‘Album’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsJune to October
  • Height4.5m to 6m
  • Growth HabitScrambling or scandent
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Solanum jasminoides ‘Album’ (Potato vine). A semi-evergreen, scrambling climber which produces oval to lance-shaped, lobed, mid green leaves with star-shaped, white flowers in early summer to mid autumn.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Semi-evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Brazil

Interest and use

Summer/Autumn interest.

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  • Solanum jasminoides ‘Album’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Rich
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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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