Solanum pseudocapsicum/Jerusalem Cherry

Solanum pseudocapsicum / Solanum pseudocapsicum
Leaves and fruit are posionous when ingested
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Scientific Name: Solanum pseudocapsicum
Common Name: Jerusalem Cherry
Plant Type: Evergreen
Hardiness Zone: 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: The leaves and fruit are posionous when ingested. The berries are the main features of this small shrublike perennial. It grows well in shaded gardens. Plants have escaped cultivation from potted florist plants.