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botanical name:
Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'
Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Potato Vine, Chilean Potato Tree
synonyms:  Solanum crispum 'Autumnale'
family:  Solanaceae
characteristics: climber, evergreen, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
height: 6.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: climber
leaf colour: green
flower colour: blue
fruit colour: cream
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral-alkaline
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
Fast growing scrambler, usually trained as a climber. Strong stems and evergreen or semi-evergreen ovate leaves. Clusters of fragrant, deep purple-blue flowers from summer to autumn. Sometimes followed by yellowish-white fruits.

Best in well drained neutral to alkaline soil in a sheltered sunny site.

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