#AdventBotany Day 1 – Christmas Cherry or the not-so-false Jerusalem Cherry by Alastair Culham

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By Alastair Culham The Christmas Cherry is a small, soft-leaved, shrub bearing many small white flowers through the summer that develop into bright orange-red fruit in the autumn. It is in the nightshade family (Solanaceae) along with potatoes, tomatoes, tobacco and many other crops. Christmas cherry photographed in my front garden in November This shrub…

via #AdventBotany Day 1 – Christmas Cherry or the not-so-false Jerusalem Cherry — Culham Research Group

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