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Solanum macranthum, Solanum wrightii, Giant Potato Tree

Solanum macranthum, Solanum wrightii

Giant Potato Tree
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: Brazil
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The Giant Potato Tree is a showy and very fast growing specimen tree of small to medium size. This plant grows quickly into a bushy tree of 15 feet in height and 15' wide. So this is a great solution when you need to get shade right away - within a couple of months! The leaves are huge, lobed and prickly. Flowers are slightly fragrant and change their color from white to pink to lavender as they mature.

This tree is a great choice if you need to create a shady area in your yard within just a few months!

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