Although no specific mention of toxicity has been seen for this species, it belongs to a genus where many if not all the members have poisonous leaves and sometimes also the unripe fruits.
Fruit - raw or cooked
. A pleasant flavour
, the fruit is apple-scented
There are no material uses listed for Solanum piliferum.
There are no medicinal uses listed for Solanum piliferum.
Seed - sow spring in a warm greenhouse. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frost.
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We have very little information on this species and do not know if it will succeed in Britain, though judging by its native range it is unlikely to succeed outdoors even in the milder parts of the country. The fruit is sometimes sold in local markets in Mexico
. The following notes are based on the general needs of the genus.
Succeeds in most soils in a sunny position
Problems, pests & diseases
Associations & Interactions
There are no interactions listed for Solanum piliferum. Do you know of an interaction that should be listed here? edit this page to add it.
Polycultures & Guilds
There are no polycultures listed which include Solanum piliferum.
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Material uses & Functions
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