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Solanum laxum

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Solanum laxum

Sollax
Potato Vine, Potato Creeper,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 58
$/Unit (EX GST): $7.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $8.66 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Solanum laxum Potato Vine, Potato Creeper,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Climbers, Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Shrub Like, Spreading

Description:
Ornamental, semi-evergreen, shrub-like climber with dark-green leaves and masses of white star-like flowers throughout Spring. Great for training over fences and pergolas. Also known as Solanum jasminoides.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Climber / Creeper, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Aphids, Powdery Mildew, Thrips

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun position in a well-drained soil. For best results feed with a slow release or liquid fertiliser. Minimal watering required once established. Prune to desired shape after flowering to keep looking tidy.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae SouthAmerica

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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