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Blue Solanum Shrub
Scientific Name: Solanum hindsianum Benth.
Family: Solanaceae
Blue Solanum Shrub (Solanum  hindsianum) Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Frost sensitive, hardy to 25F (-4C), some foliage damage below 30F (-1C)

Heat Tolerance: Excellent

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Sonoran Desert (nortwestern Mexico)

Growth Habits: Shrub, grows rapidly up to 10 feet tall (3 m), 6 feet spread (1.8 m)

Watering Needs: Little water once established, water every 2 weeks in summer to keep attractive foliage and flowers

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings

Cultural Practices:
This Solanum shrub tolerates most soils. It should be pruned regularly to keep it compact.

Blooming Habits:
This shrub blooms the year around, but the flowers are more abundant in spring and fall.

Fruiting Habits:

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