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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Louisiana Long Green'

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

3 vendors have this plant for sale.

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:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 25, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An open pollinated heirloom cultivar, long slender about 9 inch, glossy light green, tender and mild. (100 day). . Spineless plants average 3-1/2' tall, withstand light frost. Available from Southern Exposure.

Regional...

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

Lafayette, Louisiana



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