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SKU
hp64

BITTERSWEET NIGHTSHADE

hp64 (Solanum dulcamara)

Important perennial medicinal plant, will grow to approx. 80 cm in height. Flowers from 2nd year onwards. Loves full sun. Owing to fungal infection risk (fusarium), maintain long term crop rotation. Cultivation and transplanting in small clumps is recommended.

Lifespan: perennial
Comment: poisonous, climbing frame required
Positive for pollinators: yes
Temperature requirements: frost-sensitive
Seed spacing between the row: 40 cm
Seed spacing in the row: 20 cm
Sowing depth: 0 cm

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Explanations

Hortus officinarium: The non-profit association Hortus officinarum has been committed to the maintenance and breeding of medicinal plants using bio-dynamic methods. The aim of Hortus officinarum is to provide high-quality varieties of medicinal plant species from top sources – pure lines and with strong vitality.

Bee-friendly: This plant has a good nectar or pollen supply, which is especially good for honey and wild bees, as well as other pollinating insects. There are 500 different kinds of wild bees alone. Some crops are best approached by specialists, others by generalists.