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Litchi Tomato Garden Berry

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Litchi Tomato Garden Berry
Litchi Tomato Garden Berry arrangement
Cross section of Litchi Tomato Garden Berry
plant of the Litchi Tomato Garden Berry
Litchi Tomato Garden Berry with flower and early fruit
Plant of Litchi Tomato Garden Berry
Litchi Tomato Garden Berry

(Solanum sisymbriifolium); aka litchi tomato, Morelle de Balbis, vila-vila, sticky nightshade, red buffalo-bur, or the fire-and-ice plant; Minimum 50 seeds

Bushes grow to 5 feet with sprawling branches and are covered with spines that require care when handling (similar to raising raspberries or gooseberries.) High in anti-oxidants, the uniquely flavored sweet berries are medium sized, red on the outside and orange inside. Berries grow inside a spiny, green husk that browns and shrinks as it dries. When the fruit is ripe it is easily removed from the stem. Prolific, plants produce until frost. Low maintenance. A magnet for tomato hornworms and Colorado potato beetles.

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Nutritional information from the 2015 paper Phytonutrient content of Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam. berries in The Journal of Food Composition & Analysis'



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