Solanum seaforthianum/Brazilian Nightshade

Solanum seaforthianum / Solanum seaforthianum
Flowers, fruit and foliage
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Flowers, fruit and foliage

Foliage, young developing fruit and baby blue flowers

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Scientific Name: Solanum seaforthianum
Common Name: Brazilian Nightshade
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 10-15 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue
Fruit present: Summer, Fall
Fruit color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a coarse textured vine that produces beautiful baby blue flowers followed by clusters of bright red fruit. This vine cannot tolerate hard freezes.