Solanum mauritianum (is a tender perennial evergreen tree/shrub/subshrub with purple flowers. It grows well in direct sun. The flowers are , , , , ) .
This shrub is an invasive species in South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. It must be must be destroyed by law in Guateng in South Africa, and is illegal to sell or grow in many parts of New Zealand. In Australia it has also naturalised and has been declared as a noxious weed, especially on the Eastern coast. It originates from parts of South America. It is safe to grow in cooler climates because frost will kill it.
This is a plant has an ultimate height of 2.4m / 8ft.
It has green leaves. They arein shape.
Moderate in whole plant. Handle using gloves and it helps to wear a mask too as the dust can be irritating.
The stem is green and brown.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is green and yellow. There is a high fruit/seed abundance .
Propagation techniques include seed.
Argentina.5°C / 41F 2.4m / 8ft
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|Specific epithet ?||mauritianum|
|Earleaf nightshade (United States), Bug weed (South Africa), Woolly nightshade (New Zealand), Tree Tobacco (Australia), Wild Tobacco Bush (Australia)|
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