Cows Udder, plant

$12.10 incl. GST

7 in stock

Usually Available: September to May
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Solanum mammosum

SKU: 2119 Categories: ,

Description

Striking yellow or orange fruit give the name to Cows Udder plant, Solanum mammosum. which is also known as Nipple 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.

Additional information

Weight 0.1 kg
Dimensions 4.5 × 4.5 × 27 cm

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