Plant Details

Scientific Name: Solanum aviculare
  • Common Name: Kangaroo Apple
  • Family: SOLANACEAE
  • Flowers: Mauve
  • Fruit: Yellow orange, egg-shaped
  • Vegetation Type: Wet Eucalypt Forest
  • Species List: Bush food, Banana,

Cultural Notes

TAKE CARE! Some information about bush foods and medicines may be anecdotal. Correct identification and preparation is essential: Bush food: taste worse than they look. Soft pulpy berries sickly sweet and often bitter.

Landscaping Notes

Successfully propagated by Mooloolah Native Nursery

Successfully propagated by Barung Landcare

  • Solanum aviculare
  • Solanum aviculare
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