Solanum rantonnetii



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Solanum rantonnetii, Lycianthes rantonnetii

Common Name: Paraguay Nightshade, Potato Bush

An evergreen shrub with arching branches and a sprawling habit. Can be trained as a vine or tree. Slender leaves are mid-green. From spring to fall, salver-shaped flowers bloom in violet with yellow centers. Fruits ripen in fall. All parts are toxic.

USDA Zone: Zones 9 - 11

Sunset Zone: Zones 12, 13, 15 - 24; H1, H2

Mature Height: 8 - 12 feet

Mature Width: 6 - 10 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun, Filtered Sun, Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Shade

Water Needs: Moderate, Regular

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