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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Fullness'

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


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
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Bloom Time:
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Other details:
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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


No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral bakladzhan On Jan 7, 2011, bakladzhan from Lake Helen, FL wrote:

Note: your rating buttons do not record on a touch-screen telephone, but my experience was positive. I bred from my own seeds for two or three years, because Henry Fields no longer carries it, and despite being an F1, it bred true. It endured our Lake Hell summers and bore prolifically, but one cold winter's night, the weatherman lied, and I lost it all. Help!

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

From Known-You which describes as follows; " Plants are vigorous, average-early, can be harvested beginning 50-55 days after transplanting; relatively taller and spreading, and well-branched. Highly productive with globe-shaped fruits that are about 10 cm long, with 9.5 cm diameter, and 320 g weight."


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

Lake Helen, Florida

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