General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Pollinators: Various insects

Image
Common names
  • Eggplant

Photo Gallery
Comments:
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on May 25, 2013 12:37 PM concerning plant:
    Early Japanese type hybrid which bears slender cylindrical dark purple-black fruit of about 1/2 lb. Earliest producing plant that I have grown. Weeks ahead of Orient Express.

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Eggplants Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Eggplants (Solanum melongena)

« The Eggplants Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by Murky and is called "Waterlily"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.