Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin'
Potato Tree - 3 litres
Solanum crispum 'Glasnevin' is a vigorous, exceptionally long-flowering semi-evergreen climber which covers itself with clusters of rich blue flowers with yellow stamens all through summer and into autumn. Ideal for a sunny wall or for scrambling over fences and sheds. Height up to 6m.
Plant in well drained moderately fertile, neutral to alkaline soil, in a sunny position, sheltered from cold winds. Tie in to trellis or horizontal wire supports. Cut weak growths back to strong shoots in spring. Train in long shoots as necessary during the growing season.
This plant has an RHS Award of Garden Merit.
British nursery grown.
|Awards||RHS Award of Garden Merit|
|Botanical name||Solanum crispum|
|Common name||Potato Tree|
|Flower colour||Blue, Yellow|
|Flowering time||Summer, Autumn|
|Plant type||Evergreen Climbers|
|Season of interest||Summer, Autumn|
|Time to maturity||5 - 10 years|
|Ultimate height||4.1m - 8m|
|Ultimate spread||1.1m - 1.5m|
|Useful/additional information||Provide winter protection in colder areas|