CHRISTMAS DELIVERIES

PLEASE NOTE ORDERS FOR PLANTS WILL NOW BE DISPATCHED IN THE NEW YEAR, ON OR AFTER TUESDAY 2ND JANUARY 2018

 

Due to the cold weather we have now ceased selling our indoor and frost tender plants, but will be making them available again in the New Year as soon as weather conditions permit. In the meantime you can still browse through those plants which we hope to have available next year. Please contact us if there is anything you are interested in so we can let you know when they will be available. 

Solanum muricatum 'Pepino Gold'

Our Price:  £6.50

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Available from Spring 2018

Common Name: Melon Pear

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Useful for:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Heated Conservatory, greenhouse or indoors
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


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An unusual addition to the edible garden. A frost-tender perennial, in warm seasons fruits turn yellow and can be peeled and eaten raw, tasting like a canteloupe melon. Train up canes or grow in pots to keep fruit off the ground. A productive female variety.


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