Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Ghostbuster'

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

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:

Rose/Mauve

Bloom Time:

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

Regional

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

Keansburg, New Jersey

Los Alamos, New Mexico

New Hyde Park, New York

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 10, 2012, Peter1126 from Hilliard, OH wrote:

Location: Columbus, Ohio

I will pick my first Ghostbuster Eggplant in one week to 10 Days

Neutral

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

A hybrid white cultivar from Harris Moran which offers the following description; "Fruits are ivory white, oval shaped, and about 6-7 inches long. Set is prolific and continuous on a medium size plant with sturdy branches that support most mature fruit well off the ground. Foliage is dense, bright green giving excellent fruit cover. "