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Cows Udder, plant

$5.50 incl. GST

Usually Available: September to May
Shipping: NOT Western Australia or Tasmania, NOT internationally
Botanical Name: Solanum mammosum
Pot Size: 50mm tube

40 in stock

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3 or more$5.50 Per Item

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.