Solanum mammosum

  • Solanum mammosum
  • Solanum mammosum
per 10 seeds

Common name

Nipple fruit / Cow’s udder



Minimum temperature

0 degC


Nipple fruit or cow’s udder has peculiar fruits, and can be grown as an annual in the garden or as a container plant at a minimum of 0 degC during winter. The fruits are poisonous and are mostly grown for decoration. They also have a role in traditional medicine, for example to counteract athlete’s foot. The fruits have a cleansing effect and can also be used to wash for example clothes. The species is family of the tomato and aubergine/eggplant and grows in nature as a small bush.

Sowing description:

Sow the seeds in early spring indoors in sowing mix. Keep the soil constantly moist during germination.

Sowing time:

February – may

Level of difficulty:


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