Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Black Beauty Eggplant

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum melongena

Common Name: Eggplant

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height: 24 - 28" (61 - 71cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Tasty purplish fruits are great in a variety of dishes and are great breaded or fried.
Eggplants love warm weather but are damaged by cold.
Plants produce 4 to 6 large fruit, or more if kept harvested and well watered.

Grower Information:

Tasty, purplish, 8-in. (20-cm) fruits are great in a variety of dishes. Try them breaded or fried. Eggplants love warm weather, but they are damaged by the cold. Plants produce 4 to 6 large fruit, or more if kept harvested and well watered.