Blue Potato Solanum rantonnetti
An exceptional annual plant, Blue Potato Plant features showy intense violet-blue flowers with yellow centers from late spring until fall.
Details Blue Potato Solanum rantonnetti
- Blooms: May – October
- Flower colour: blue
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 10 cm
- Plant spacing: 50 cm
- Hardiness: Not hardy
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Solanum rantonnetti
Treat much like tomato plants. Grow in full sun, water regularly. Use well-drained soil. Protect from hard freezes. Feed the plants as follows: give an organic based fertilizer, such as dried manure on the top soil one week after planting and allow it to gradually soak into the ground, then every two weeks a liquid fertilizer such as Phostrogen as a foliar feed.
Melons need plenty of water, feeding and sun. It cannot grow in the shade.