Information for Solanum indicum

B and T World Seeds' reference number: 444973
USDA average, annual, minimum temperature Zone:9
Type of plant - perennial
Fruit: like spiny tomato
Parts of Solanum indicum are considered toxic.

Common names for Solanum indicum: (Ayurv:sting antidote,vermifuge,all parts used),  (Ayurv:tonic aphrodisiac(steroids)),  (cul:unripe,season curries,chutneys,preserves),  (tox:green parts and unripe,uncooked berries),  Indian Nightshade,  Kantakari,  Loveapple, 

Solanum indicum is included in the following B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories:
30:   Exotic and Other Fruit and Nut Tree and Shrub List
34:   Oriental Herb and Vegetable Seed List
36:   Herb Seed List Culinary Medicinal Dye and Aromatic
38:   Indian Native and Introduced Plants
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
131:   Toxic Plants
163:   Entheogens Sacred and Psychotropic Species
626:  Solanaceae
699:   Ayurvedic Medicinal Herbs
720:   Fire Resistant Plants
952:   Wholesale Selection

Germination guide
Solanum indicum seeds will usually germinate in 10-21 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic. Sow seeds about 13mm deep in a Peaty seed sowing mix at about 20C.

Keep the compost slightly moist

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