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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Pollinators: Various insects


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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Jul 6, 2015 8:16 AM

This is a large-fruited hybrid, which is quite prolific. Fruits are oval, 4-6 inches in diameter, and deep purple. Large stout plant which reaches upward of 3 feet. Sturdy, as it holds up the big fruits well.

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