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PlantFiles: Atropa
Atropa caucasica

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Atropa (AT-row-puh) (Info)
Species: caucasica (kaw-KAS-ee-kuh) (Info)

Synonym:Atropa belladonna subsp. caucasica

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Purple

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

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 InfiniteOhms On Jun 18, 2014, InfiniteOhms from Falmouth, ME wrote:

After 4 years in the ground, I am happy to report this plant is fully Zone 5 hardy! Sadly beetles eat the leaves and leave it looking ragged and sad every year.

Regional...

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

Falmouth, Maine



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