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Solanum aviculare     Common / Product Name: Red Fruited Kangaroo Apple

Genus Species: Solanum aviculare    

Common / Product Name: Red Fruited Kangaroo Apple

Habit:   LARGE SHRUB (LS)

Available Sizes
  Tube

Height x Width: 2 – 3m x 2 – 3m

Pruning:   None Light

Frost Tolerance:   Medium

Clay & Heavy Soil Tolerance:   Adaptable

Coastal Tolerance:   Medium

Drought Tolerance:   Medium

Origin:   Australian Plant

Evergreen:   Yes

Flowering:  starts: Spring / ends: Summer

Flower Colour:   Purple

Irrigation:   No watering required once established if planted in suitable conditions. Will require water over long dry periods.

Lower Temperatures: Frost hardy, tolerates temperatures as low as -6°C.

Upper Temperatures: Temperatures in the Mid 30’s°C to Low 40’s°C.

Fertilising: Slow release low phosphorus fertilizer.

Environment:   Plants selected suitable for Melbourne surrounds and southern states of Australia.

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