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Solanum muricatum 'Pepino Gold'

Solanum  muricatum 'Pepino Gold'
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Price:  £5.00

Availability:  

  

AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020

Common Name: Melon Pear

Plant Family: Solanaceae

Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  Exotic
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Summer Patio
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  No
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)


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.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


Shrubland Park Nurseries