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Solanum lycoperiscum Patio Prize

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Solanum lycoperiscum Patio Prize Tomato,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Shrubs Climbing / Twining, Shrub Like

Small evergreen shrub with dark-green leaves and white star-like flowers in Spring followed by clusters of edible round red fruit commonly know as Tomatoes. Fruit flesh is red and juicy. Great for eating fresh, grilling or sauteing. Harvest fruit from mid-Summer. Patio Prize is a bush variety with large globe-shaped juicy red fruit. Grows approx. 60m tall x 50cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
30-60cm 30-60cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Black Spot, Caterpillars, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae Asia

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: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate