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Size at Maturity: Typically grows up to 3-6 feet tall and wide.

Bloom Season: Blooms from late spring to early summer.

Native Status to Florida: Native to Florida.

pH Requirements: Prefers slightly acidic to neutral soil (pH 6.0-7.0).

Sun Exposure: Thrives in full sun.

Salt Tolerance: Moderate salt tolerance.

Moisture Requirements: Prefers consistently moist, well-drained soil.

Wildlife Benefits: Attracts pollinators such as bees and butterflies with its nectar-rich flowers. Provides food for various beneficial insects.

Edible Uses: Everglades Tomato produces small, flavorful fruits that are edible and can be eaten fresh or used in cooking.

Deer or Rabbit Resistance: Generally resistant to browsing by deer and rabbits.

Phenology: Produces small, yellow flowers followed by small, red fruits.

Considerations (if any): Can self-seed prolifically and may require management to prevent spreading aggressively.

Recommended Landscape Uses: Vegetable gardens, edible landscapes, or naturalized areas.

Toxicity to Pets: Non-toxic to pets according to ASPCA.

Everglades Tomato - Solanum pimpinellifolium


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