Naranjilla grow and care – herbaceous shrub of the genus Solanum also known as Solanum quitoense, Naranjilla perennial evergreen or annual plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical, mediterranean, desert or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 11+ as perennial 8+ as annual.
Leaves color green with purple in the bottom or purple vain, some varieties have spines on the leaves.
Flower color white with yellow stamen, there is five petals.
Fruit edible color green to orange in round shape size can be 2-8 cm, the taste sour with sweet.
Naranjilla for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy How to grow Naranjilla growing and care:
Warm season (in cold winter will die)
Plant / Seedling / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction What is the best way to start growing? No Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? Sensitive to pests Difficulties or problems when growing: Spring Planting season: Aphids, leaf miners, slugs Pests and diseases: Spring / Autumn (in desert) Pruning season: Infected and dead leaves and stems How to prune: 1-2.5 m, 40-100 inches Size of the plant? Fast growing / Medium growing Growth speed in optimal condition: Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Half Shade Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Yes Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Blooming information All year in tropical in cold winter climate mostly spring to summer and desert in the autumn-winter Bloom season: White with yellow stamen, there is five petals General information about the flower Bees Pollination is done by: Edible Fruits All year in tropical in cold winter climate mostly summer to autumn and desert in the winter to spring Fruit harvest season: Birds, aphids, ants Fruits pests or diseases: Juice, eat raw, jams, cooked, sauce What can be done with big quantities of Naranjilla fruits? Pick the fruit Work requirements on the fruit: 4-7 Month How long does it take to bear fruit? Better to pick before the fruit fully ready when little bit green Ripening of fruit: Scientific name:
Blooming Seasons Autumn flowers Spring flowers Summer flowers Winter flowers Edible Parts Culinary uses Cooked Eaten raw Pickles Salad Spreads & Sauces Stuffed or Wrapped Vegetables Flower colors White flower Yellow flower Climate Desert Climate Mediterranean Climate Subtropics Climate Temperate Climate Tropics Climate Harvest Season Autumn Harvest Spring Harvest Summer Harvest Winter harvest Leaf color Ornamental parts Ornamental flower Ornamental fruit Ornamental leaves Ornamental plant Plant growing speed Average growing plants Fast growing plants Plant life-form Annual plant Evergreen Perennial plant Shrub Plant Uses Edible plants Ornamental plants Planting Season Autumn Planting Spring Planting Plants sun exposure Full sun Plants Part shade Plants Watering plants Big amount of water Regularly water Hardiness zone Hardiness zone 10 Hardiness zone 11 Hardiness zone 12 Hardiness zone 13 Hardiness zone 8 Hardiness zone 9