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Solanum violaceum

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: violaceum (vy-oh-LAH-see-um) (Info)

Synonym:Solanum indicum

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Category:
Vegetables
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Blue-Violet
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On Feb 25, 2008, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

I have not grown this plant. Solanum violaceum has stems and branches that have pale yellow, recurved prickles. Its .8 to1.3 cm in diameter fruit is a shiny orange berry. It is widespread native plant in tropical Asia.

Regional...

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

Grenoble,



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