Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Striped Toga'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Height:

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Spacing:

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Hardiness:

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Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:

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Bloom Time:

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Foliage:

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Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Ferment seeds before storing

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Tucson, Arizona

Marysville, Washington

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Striped fruits are 1" wide by 3" long. The fruits turn from two-toned green to two-toned orange. Strong flavored fruits, but not bitter.