Potato Vine

Solanum jasminoides ĎAlbumí

Potato Vine - Solanum jasminoides ĎAlbumí

Common Name: Potato Vine
Genus: Solanum
Species: jasminoides
Cultivar: ĎAlbumí

Category: Climbers & Wall Shrubs
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Long flowering period

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 5.00 m (500 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 5.00 m (500 cm)

Foliage Type: Semi EvergreenFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: July to November

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light or Chalky/Alkaline
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained or Moist, but well drained

Species originating from Brazil. The potato vine makes an ideal climber for wall covering, particularly over South or West facing doorways for a cottage feel. Will remain evergreen in sheltered spots. Small white flowers with yellow anthers July to November. Self clinging but may require support when large. Prone to mould and aphids. Prune out dead wood in spring.

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