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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.

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

Sowing calendar

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Explanations

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.