Plants grow to 3-4 feet
Berries grow to ? inch
Tasteless when raw and unsweetened
Good for freezing and canning
75-80 days from transplant
(Solanum melanocerasum) Upright 3-4′ branched plants produce hundreds of ?” purple-black berries in clusters. Best when picked after berries turn from glossy to dull black. Tasteless when raw and unsweetened; best used in mock blueberry pies and preserves. Use about 1 pound of berries to ? cup of sugar for best flavor. Good for freezing and canning. 75-80 days from transplant.