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PlantFiles: Eggplant
Solanum melongena var. esculentum 'Rotonda Bianca Sfumata di Rosa'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Solanum (so-LAN-num) (Info)
Species: melongena var. esculentum
Cultivar: Rotonda Bianca Sfumata di Rosa

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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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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:
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Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Sherilou On Jul 27, 2010, Sherilou from Panhandle Gulf Coast, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Rotonda Bianca Sfumata di Rosa is an heirloom that's far more tasty than any grocery store eggplant. I picked them at a smaller size, than what's shown in the seed packet photo. This is a great eggplant for eggplant parmesan. It was easy to grow... pest free and disease free.

Neutral Farmerdill On Aug 27, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A round white Italian eggplant.


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

Phoenix, Arizona
Panama City, Florida

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