Cows Udder Plant, seed

$4.40$22.00 incl. GST

Seed Count: 20 / packet
Germination: moderate skill
Botanical Name: Solanum mammosum
Seed per Gram: ~100/gm

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Cows Udder Plant, Solanum mammosum, is sometimes know as Nipple Fruit and Udder Plant in acknowledgement of the distinctive yellow or orange fruit. These bloated structures, about 5cm long, resemble a cows udder with several nipples. Branches bearing several fruit used in flower arrangements. Cows Udder Plant is native to Central America and prefers moist, well drained soil in a protected, sunny position. Frost and drought tender. A perennial, soft-wooded shrub, growing to 1.2m x 1.0m. Hairy leaves and spiny stems. Smallish yellow and purple flowers.