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plant ID

Susan Cooke
(Non-member from Auckland)
24/12/2018 9:27:58 a.m.
have this plant growing in the garden. We never planted it. can someone please ID it for me. Is it poisonous?
27/12/2018 6:42:44 a.m.
Tree Tobacco (Solanum mauritianum) - yes it's poisonous. Advise you remove it promptly before it sets fruit. Birds disperse it - and its now very common from the Waikato North. If you wish for advice on how to control it ask the Auckland Council for help.

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