Sticky Nightshade, Fire-and-Ice plant, Litchi Tomato

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Sticky Nightshade, Fire-and-Ice plant, Litchi Tomato
Scientific Name : Solanum sisymbriifolium
Family : Solanaceae
Common Name : Sticky Nightshade, Fire-and-Ice plant, Litchi Tomato
Description:
A short-lived perennial with prickles on all parts of plant. Small, edible fruit are covered with papery husk. The husk opens when fruit ripens. Native to South America that is currently distributed throughout the world. It is used as a trap crop for potato cyst nematodes.
Propagation : Seeds
Longevity : Short-lived perennial

 

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