|Botanical Name||Solanum pseudocapsicum|
DescriptionHas very attractive glossy orange or red berries around 10-20 mm diameter.
Where is it found?Shrubland areas, secondary forest and shrubland margins, secondary forest, waste places and stream banks.
Why is it a problem?Can form dense stands in open areas, cut-over shrub and forest. Poisonous to stock and children. Low environmental impact.
How does it spread?Spread by birds.
How do I get rid of it?
Easy to pull out all but the largest plants.
Tordon Gold or Tordon Brushkiller
Glyphosate mixed at 100 ml in 10 litres of water.
Hand pull smaller plants. Spray larger plants with suitable herbicide.