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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Slim Purple'

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

Category:
Vegetables

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 21, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

From Known-You which describes as follows; "Plants are vigorous, spreading, early, and can be harvested about 50 days after transplanting. White flesh, 30 cm long, 3.8 cm in diameter, and 110-150 g in weight."



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