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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Mohican'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: melongena var. esculentum
Cultivar: Mohican

Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive carol10 On Dec 14, 2006, carol10 from Pelican Rapids, MN wrote:

Growing this plant in ebb & flow hydroponics unit in south window in Minnesota. Seed started 7 Sept 2006. First blossom opened at 82 days from seed. At 97 days, first eggplant 2 inches long, two more blossoms open and 10 buds. Plant is 30 inches tall. Average room temp 68 degrees F. Not much sun most of the time so far.

Neutral Farmerdill On Oct 22, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A dwarf hybrid plant with small white oval fruits.



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