• Jaltomata procumbens 'Jaltomato' 50 SEEDS

    £2.50

    Jaltomata procumbens 'Jaltomato'

    Solanaceae: a spreading, trailing to ascending perennial herb forming many shoots from a single root. Found as a weed in agricultural fields and other disturbed ground. Flowers are rotate, pale yellow-green with darker green spots toward the centre. Berries are dark purple, spherical, about 1 cm in diameter, with a strong scent resembling that of grapes. Leaves are broadly lanceolate, up to 20 cm long, dark green. Native to Arizona, USA, Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela.

     

    USES:

    The fruit has a pleasant taste and aroma and is prized as a food source by many peoples.

     

    GROWING INFORMATION:

    Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs. Well-drained soil in full sun.

     

    HARVESTED: 2019
     

    APPROX. 50 SEEDS