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Botanical name: Solanum rantonnetii (Royal Robe)
Plant type: Evergreen shrub. Can be grown as a climber, a loose spreading bush or an informal hedge. (You should prune it to the desired shape).
Planting time: Any time of the year
Size: 1.5-2m x 1.5-2m
Spacing: 1.5 - 2m apart.
Aspect: Full sun. Will tolerate part shade for some of the day.
Soil: Well drained.
Watering: Water lightly only
Fertilising: Annual application of a complete fertiliser.
Flowering time: Late Spring-Summer or longer in warmer climates.
Climatic Tolerances: Cool to tropical. In warmer climates, this plant will flower for to 9 or 10 months of the year.
Frost: Tolerates light frosts only.
Last Reviewed: 13/02/2004 11:30:41 AM
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