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Tzimbalo, Llorones, Pepino Lloron, Mini Pepino

Solanum caripense

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: caripense


Edible Fruits and Nuts

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)


18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)


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:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade


Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall


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Other details:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:


Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

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Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.