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Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Hansel'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

Height:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Suitable for growing in containers

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

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Mar 24, 2008, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A long slender oriental type hybrid that will grow to about 9 inches. It tends to grow in clusters of three or so, but is larger and more usable than Slim Jim. 2008 AAS winner.

Regional...

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

Santa Clara, California
Laie, Hawaii
Carmel, Indiana
Wilsonville, Oregon



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