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Solanum aviculare

Kangaroo Apple

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Remove seed from fruit and soak overnight if using fresh seed. Smoke treatment may improve results.



Germination usually occurs within 3-6 weeks.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow

Late Winter-Spring-Early Summer

Seed Collection Timeframe

Late December - Mid February

Storage and Ripening

Best use fresh, however may remain viable for a couple of years if stored at 3-5°C.

Grows from Cuttings