Botanical Name: Solanum orbiculatum

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A compact shrub that produces soft rounded leaves. Small bitter fruits appear, usually in the Summer. Known by the indigenous as an edible species of Solanum. 

Suited to sunny well-drained soils. Tolerant to drought once established. 

This seed variety contains chaff (the scaly protective casing of the seeds). Best effort is made to ensure every packet contains the same number of seeds, but due to the chaff there may be some variation to the seed count. 0.4g equates to approximately 25 seeds.

Plant Height: 1-1.5m

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How To Grow

Soak seeds in warm water overnight. Sprinkle seeds on the surface of a good quality seed raising mix. Cover the seeds to the depth of the seed width and lightly firm. Do not bury too deeply. 

Place pots in a partly shaded area to keep them from drying out. Maintain a warm temperature, ideally 18-22°C and keep moist. In cooler areas it may be beneficial to cover pots and trays with clear polythene to retain moisture and warmth.

In the right conditions germination commences within 14-28 days. For ideal results it is generally best to avoid sowing Wildflower seeds in the hottest and coldest months. 

Wildflower Seed Starter Granules are recommended for use with sowing wildflower seeds. Smoke treatment can assist with germination and results in stronger seedlings, helping to improve their survival rate after germination. 

For seeds that require soaking in water before sowing, simply add the starter granules to the water with the seeds. 

When To Plant

All year round avoiding the hottest and coldest weather.

Flowering Spring to early Summer.
When to Sow/Plant Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Soil Type well drained, sunny position

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