General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Other: Green berry turning to yellow and then orange and fleshy when ripe.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Other: White with lavender tinge.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Wildlife Attractant: Birds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Other: It is not known if this variety of Nightshade is poisonous to humans but since most members of this family are toxic, it is not recommended for consumption.
Pollinators: Wasps
Flies
Bees

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Common names
  • Twoleaf Nightshade
  • Amatillo

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