Bitter nightshade - Plant

Bittersweet is a semi-woody herbaceous perennial vine, which scrambles over other plants.

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About Bitter nightshade

Bitter nightshade, also called climbing nightshade (Solanum dulcamara) is commonly found throughout Minnesota growing along fencerows, alleyways, in hedges, and other waste places.It's a perennial woody vine with little star-shaped purple flowers and green berries that turn red when ripe.

Bitter night-shade spreads by seed, but its stem can also root as it creeps along the ground.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, bitter nightshade, blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis, climbing nightshade, fellenwort, felonwood, poisonberry, poisonflower, scarlet berry, snakeberry, trailing bittersweet, trailing nightshade, violet bloom, or woody nightshade
Maximum Reachable Height 15.00 to 20.00 feet
Flower Colour yellow
Bloom Time May to June
Difficulty Level easy to grow

Planting and care

Apply glyphosate when the wind is calm and temperatures are in the 60-80 degree range, and no rain is expected for at least 24 hours. Yellowing and wilting should start within 3-10 days after applying the herbicide. It may take several applications, 10-14 days apart, to complete the job.

Bitter nightshade care

Bittersweet nightshade is very common in King County and found everywhere from backyards to pastures, creeks, roadsides and vacant lots.
Spreads to new locations by birds eating the ripe berries and by fragments of stem and root moving in soil or water.

Sunlight Full sun
Watering Medium
Soil well-drained soil
Temperature 20 °C
Fertilizer Apply any organic fertilizer

Bitter nightshade special feature

Woodland gardens, naturalized areas. Provides quick cover for fences, arbors, trellises, posts, walls or other structures in the landscape.
Also may be grown along the ground to camouflage rock piles or old tree stumps.

Bitter nightshade uses

Ornamental Use:

  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose
  • Its generally kep indoor in living room and in terrac area

Medicinal Use:

  • Bittersweet nightshade has been used as a traditional external remedy for skin abrasions and inflammation

Frequently Asked Questions

What is another name for a Bitter nightshade ?

Bitter nightshade is commonly known as bittersweet, bittersweet nightshade, bitter nightshade, blue bindweed, Amara Dulcis, climbing nightshade, fellenwort, felonwood, poisonberry, poisonflower, scarlet berry, snakeberry, trailing bittersweet, trailing nightshade, violet bloom, or woody nightshade

How tall do Bitter nightshade grow?

On average Bitter nightshade grows 15.00 to 20.00 feet

What color are Bitter nightshade ?

A Bitter nightshade plant bears flowers of color yellow

When Bitter nightshade blooms?

With enough light, Bitter nightshade may produce yellow flowers in May to June

How hard is Bitter nightshade to grow?

A Bitter nightshade is easy to grow

How much sunlight does a Bitter nightshade need?

A Bitter nightshade prefers Full sun

How much water does a Bitter nightshade need?

A Bitter nightshade prefers watering Medium

What kind of soil does a Bitter nightshade need?

A Bitter nightshade prefers well-drained soil

What temperature does a Bitter nightshade like?

A Bitter nightshade prefers 20 °C

How often should I fertilize my Bitter nightshade ?

To encourage Bitter nightshade growth, Apply any organic fertilizer



Reviews

Sunday, 20 October 2019

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