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Solanum Nigrum

Botanical Name:

Solanum nigrum

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How to Grow
Water
Low
Water sparingly, allowing the mix to nearly dry out between watering.
Sunlight
Partial Sun - Full Sun
~
3-6 hours of direct sun per day
Soil
Clay, Loam, Sand, pH 5.5-6.5
Heat Tolerant
90°F / 32°C
Cold Tolerant
5°F / -15°C
Characteristics

Bloom Time

Jun, Jul, Aug

Plant Type

Perennial, Herb, Shrub

Lifespan

Perennial Zones 10-11

Plant Height

1-4.6 ft / 0.3-1.4 m

Flower

Tiny, star-shaped, five-petaled white flowers that may be tinged with purple or pale blue.

Fruit

Soft globular berries that grow in clusters and turn from green to black as they mature.

Benefits
Ornamental

Heart-shaped green leaves and clusters of white flowers grow on tall stalks.

Attracts

Songbirds

Warning

Poisonous to humans, cats, dogs and horses.

Taxonomy

Order

Solanales

Family

Solanaceae

Genus

Solanum

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