Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Fond May'

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

Category:

Vegetables

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 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:

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:

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Aug 24, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An asian cultivar from KnownYou (Taiwan) which describes it as follows; " Plants are somewhat spreading, average-early in maturity, and can be harvested beginning from about 50-55 days after transplanting. Fruits are with white flesh, 25 cm long, 4 cm wide, and weighing 180 g." Relatively early and very prolific