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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Morden Midget'

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

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
15-18 in. (38-45 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:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
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:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 17, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Available from Peters Seed Research which offers this description; "The earliest large-fruited eggplant. Short, very productive compact plants produce purple fruits. The plants can be spaced 14-16" apart. (60 days)
Origin: Morden Agricultural Experiment Station, Canada "



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