Potato Vine

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Such unique and darling accents, the Potato Vine (Solanum jasminoides) is a highly attractive, rambling vining plant related to edible Potatoes! Don't put these next to the pork chops though, because these ornamentals are better used in the garden and in pots around your seating areas. Climbing with encouragement, sprawling and spilling, you'll enjoy a world of versatile uses in the garden! In warm regions, these remain semi-evergreen and form drifts of star-shaped flowers!

Semi-evergreen vines, also known as Potato Climber or Jasmine Nightshade, are great at rambling and spilling, or even climbing over anything they're trained on throughout the warmest parts of the growing season. Featuring drifts of white stars with darling yellow centers, these are fragrant alternatives to Jasmine and bloom throughout the summer months into autumn. Pollinators adore these blooms as much as you will, both outdoors and in indoor vases and bouquets!

This Nightshade family relative is hardy year-round in USDA growing zones 9-11 where it's considered a broadleaf evergreen. Reaching an impressive 20-25 feet in length/height and spreading to 10-15 feet in width, these are versatile plants. Highly adaptable and low-water usage plants once established you'll enjoy the fragrance, beauty and carefree nature these plants provide!

Planting and Application:

Ideal for training on a structure, trellis or other feature for shade, or readily covering chainlink and wood fences or walls to conceal an eyesore! In the landscape and the container garden on your porch, these are easily trained up an obelisk or grown on lattice for height and color anywhere! In fact, when not given anything to grow in, Potato Vines become lovely groundcover and spread to fill the bare ground throughout open areas in a polite and ornamental manner!

Ornamental Potato Vine can be used as shrubby form spreading plants and trained as bushes in many climates. Northern growers can enjoy these foliage plants in containers, while gardeners in warmer climates can use these plants as semi-evergreen accents year-round. Tropical climates use these lovely plants around in Rock Gardens, around pools and porches or for climbing up Palm Tree trunks to accent their bare stems!

  • Bright White Starry Blooms & Yellow Centers
  • Glossy Deep Green Semi-Evergreen Foliage
  • Climbing, Rambling & Spilling Vine-Form
  • Train As Shrubs or Allow to Ramble & Spill
  • Containers, Garden & Landscape Accents & Groundcover

#ProPlantTips for Care:

Potato Vines tolerate full sun and partial shade throughout warm growing zones, and bright sunlight on porches and indoors if brought in for the winter. Drought tolerant and xeric once established, these low-water usage plants are ideal for arid and hot landscapes. Because these plants are in the Nightshade family, they do contain toxins that can irritate skin and should not be ingested. Wear gloves and protective clothing when handling and pruning - which should be performed after the plants are done flowering when needed.

  • Full Sun & Partial Shade
  • Adaptable to Most Well-Drained Soils
  • Low Moisture Once Established
  • Prune After Flowering - Fast Growing!
  • Wear Protective Clothing When Handling

Starry white blooms and glossy semi-evergreen broadleaf climbers, the elegant and fragrant Potato Vine will become your tropical landscape's new favorite plant! Order yours today at NatureHills.com!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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Potato Vine Is Suited to Grow in Zones 9-11
Growing Zones 9-11
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Solanum jasminoides
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 20 - 25 feet
Mature Spread 10 - 15 feet
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Soil Well Drained Soil
Moisture Low Once Established
Growth Rate Fast
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Evergreen
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time After Flowering
Fragrant Yes