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

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

2 members have or want this plant for trade.

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive JerusalemCherry 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...

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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