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nattyfroootz

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Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« on: June 08, 2021, 03:46:19 PM »
Howdy everyone,

Just listed some really awesome Solanum glaucescens, or Cuatomate, collected by Steven Murray.  He said they were really delicious and had a lot of potential to be grown in the US.  I have heard from some people that they are capable of withstanding light frosts but don't really know how hardy they are. 

https://www.wildlandsplants.com/shop/p/solanum-glaucescens

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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #1 on: June 09, 2021, 09:49:59 AM »
Are you selling seeds? Fruit? Or trees?
Thank you mick

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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2021, 12:58:57 AM »
Bought :D

Sounds like something my husband would really like. Also picked up some of your Kadsura and Long Leaf Guava I been eyein

Thanks for the head up

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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2021, 07:04:54 AM »
It's going to bloom. Last year there were a lot of flowers, but the fruits did not turn out,I hope this year he will cope.




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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2021, 11:19:07 PM »
I am going attempt to sprout these in Australia in the coming weeks.  I think my climate is on par with where these are grown with regards to temperature and rainfall.  What is the flavour like?  How big does the vine get?

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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2021, 10:02:48 AM »
Nice! I am not sure what the flavor is like personally. But Steven had mentioned that they were really very good a little tart and tangy and great potential for a commercial crop.

Apparently the vine was around 20-40 feet long growing on a fence. 

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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2021, 12:47:51 PM »
I've got 2 small Cuatomates coming right now...only about 2 months old from seed.. growing in SW FL, have never tried them before!

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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2021, 01:50:58 AM »
This year it blooms again.


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Re: Solanum glaucescens, Cuatomate
« Reply #8 on: June 22, 2021, 09:46:36 AM »
Yee haw! Stoked to see. Hopefully I'll get some pushing flowers this year.