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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Twilight'

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Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: melongena var. esculentum
Cultivar: Twilight
Hybridized by Seminis (Petoseed); Year of Registration or Introduction: 1994

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
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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

A 1994 hybrid from Petoseed(Seminis). (64 day) Oval deep purple fruit 8 1/4 x 4 inches. A good cultivar, early but not exceptional. Of course, none of my eggplant was exceptional this year, so it gets another try next year. 8-27-06. Did well this year.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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