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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Arrow'

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

Category:
Annuals
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:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

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:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Nov 8, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Semena, which offers this description: "A very early, high-yielding eggplant hybrid with vigorous plants. Shows good cold tolerance. Uniform, elongated cylindrical fruits weighing 200-300 g have glossy black skin and white flesh. The long pedicel makes harvesting easy. Tolerant to Verticillium wilt. Planting density is 16,000-25,000 pl/ha. Particularly suited for early culture in plastic film greenhouses and for open-field cultivation"



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