Eggplant 'Galine'

Solanum melongena var. esculentum

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

Category:

Annuals

Vegetables

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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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:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

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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

Regional

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

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Wonder Lake, Illinois

Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 12, 2017, bellemeadowfarm from Tuscaloosa, AL wrote:

Ridiculously productive and uni-formally beautiful eggplant. This is what market customers expect an eggplant to look like, perfect glossy dark-purple skin, smooth, not too large if picked frequently (which you will have to during the summer months, especially in the south). I've gotten more comments in the beauty of these eggplants on my market tables than anything else I sell.

Made the productivity of two hybrid asian eggplant varieties the next row over seem sad. I was swimming in eggplant with one 250 foot row on plastic. Every other day we would harvest 60 to 80lbs of eggplant. I will be cutting back this year on eggplant because of how much this one variety produces. Produces heavily well into the fall as well if you plant late. Make sure you have an outlet for... read more

Positive

On Oct 4, 2015, peter1142 from SE NY, NY (Zone 6b) wrote:

Happy with these plants, and will be planting again next year. Decent yield of small/medium sized bell shaped eggplant, no bitterness.

Neutral

On Dec 8, 2007, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A black, 6 x 3 inch Italian type hybrid.

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