Eggplant - Knowledgebase Question

Charlotte, NC
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Question by wwwtobnnant
July 5, 1998
I have eggplant and would like to know at what size do you pick them off the plant?

Answer from NGA
July 5, 1998
You can harvest eggplant after they've developed color. Some eggplant varieties will grow 8-9 inches and others are mature when only 3-5 inches long, so size isn't always a good indicator of maturity. If you begin harvesting now, you'll encourage your plants to produce additional flowers and fruits.

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