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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Nadia'

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

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables

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

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

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

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

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 23, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An oval long, 4.5 x 9 inch; firm purple black fruit from Vilmorin. Vigorous plant with good fruit set under cool conditions. Longer and more cylindrical than Black Bell. French hybrid.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Hanover, Virginia



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