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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Green Tiger'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: melongena var. esculentum
Cultivar: Green Tiger
Additional cultivar information: (aka Lao Green Stripe)

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral berrygirl On Feb 27, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

For info only: SSE has this one and says: "Heavy set of 2" round fruits with green stripes on the upper half of the fruits. Best eaten when small; pleasant eggplant flavor; use as you would any eggplant. Productive upright 2-3' plants. 90 days from transplant."

Neutral Farmerdill On May 28, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An early round (60 g) light green and white bi-color hybrid from Chia Tai (Thailand)



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