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Solanum pyracanthum

Porcupine Tomato
  • Porcupine tomato is a unique specimen perfect for your garden or a focal point for containers!
  • It has green leaves with orange spikes and a blue flower.

Growing Tips:

With its large spines on the leaves, this plant is NOT kid or pet friendly.

Height: 18-24 Inches

USDA Zone: 9-11


  • Focal Point
  • Container
  • Combination
  • Specimen


  • Garden Geek


  • Sun

Fertilizer Levels:

  • Average Feed

Foliage Color:

  • Green

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer(Flowering)

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall(Foliage)
  • Summer(Foliage)
  • Spring(Foliage)

Soil Moisture Preference:

  • Average-Slightly Moist

Soil pH Requirements:

  • Medium, 5.7-6.2