Jerusalem Cherry, Winter Cherry, Madeira Winter Cherry
Solanum pseudocapsicum 'Joker'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: pseudocapsicum (soo-doh-KAP-sih-kum) (Info)
Cultivar: Joker

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Danger:

Seed is poisonous if ingested

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Blue-Green

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

From seed; germinate in a damp paper towel

Seed Collecting:

Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Remove fleshy coating on seeds before storing

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Wellborn, Florida

Barnesville, Georgia

Dunellen, New Jersey

Piscataway, New Jersey

Kannapolis, North Carolina

Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 26, 2005, JerusalemCherry from Dunellen, NJ (Zone 6b) wrote:

Dwarf early selection with yellow 1/2" berries which turn orange & red, held above the glossy dark green foliage, white 1/2" flowers.

See info listed for this plant under the standerd Jerusalem Cherry, on this website... There is some good info & care instructions...