Dwarf tomato (Solanum pseudocapsicum)

red dwarf tomatoes

In nature we can find thousands of varieties of plants, shrubs and flowers to decorate our house, garden or business depending on the tastes we have. One that stands out above the rest is the Solanum pseudocapsicum, which has qualities that make it wonderful.

There are many studies that show that it is necessary apply a splash of color through plants or flowers In our room, office or home it will make better energies inhabit the place, generating better results and achieving the peace that we long for.


white flower of dwarf tomato

So today you will learn more about the Solanum pseudocapsicum. You will discover what are its characteristics, care that you must provide and much more.

This is also known as "the dwarf tomato”. It is a plant native to South America that is characterized by its tiny red fruits, they also have a size of approximately one meter high and the flowers are white and measure 1,5 cm.

Its fruits change color going from green, orange to the final reddish.

They can usually be seen in cool climates with a tendency to cold, since they should not be under permanent heat because it starts to weaken.

Another important feature that should be noted is that the fruits that develop on its leaves are highly toxic, so if you have children around you You must ensure that they do not touch it, much less put it in their mouth, as it could cause them great damage.


Although it is a plant that enjoys cold environments, it needs to be in constant sun for it to develop harmoniously. When you think about planting a Solanum pseudocapsicum Study the environment where you live to confirm that there is a pleasant climate with a good dose of sun.

The soil is recommended to be garden, with a clean and disinfected grass of any pests or pests that may affect your health. Now, if you decide to transplant it, the best thing you can do is change it once it has started to sprout, since that way it will be in the ideal conditions to adapt to the change.


This mini shrub needs to be watered with plenty of water every day that we are in summer and we will gradually decrease it when the temperatures begin to decrease. The fertilizer should be done every two weeks with a special fertilizer during the hot months.

When the leaves start to fall we can prune it very carefully so that in spring the new flowers on its stems bloom without problems.

Possible illnesses

Plant can be severely attacked by powdery mildew and mildew fungi that generate a dangerous disease that if not resolved in time we could lose it forever.

It is important ensure that our entire garden is free of insects that can harm you such as worms, some birds, butterflies, etc. If you use chemical products, these must be approved by specialists so that they do not affect the roots.

bush with toxic dwarf tomatoes

Aphids can also cause great damage to dwarf tomato, especially in dry environments, weakening it little by little until there comes a time when they cannot stand on their own. It is our responsibility that all of our plants are safe at all times.

El Solanum pseudocapsicum We can cultivate it through the multiplication of the seeds, where its ideal time to sow is between winter and spring.

Make sure the temperature does not exceed 23-25 ​​°, since otherwise it will take a long time to germinate and you will have to wait much longer to see its beauty and the fruits it gives us.

The seed can be exposed to light and dark, we will alternate between the two depending on the day and you can play with artificial light as long as it is turned off at night.

These are the most important data that you should take into account if you are thinking about plant a Solanum pseudocapsicum in your garden. Remember that its fruits are very toxic and for nothing in the world should you eat it since the consequences could be fatal.

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  1.   maria asuncion silva ruiz said

    hello… where can you buy ???? I have searched without being able to find ... I will appreciate the information

    1.    Monica Sanchez said

      Hello Maria Asunción.

      You can buy seeds in amazon, from here!.