Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: UK
Hybridizer or Originator: Vegetalis

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 11 +4.4 °C (40 °F) to +7.2 °C (50 °F)
Plant Height: 20 inches
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Fruit: Showy
Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Summer
Flower Color: Lavender
Uses: Vegetable
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Cooked
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Seeds: Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

Common names
  • Eggplant

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  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Aug 1, 2016 1:46 PM concerning plant:
    Small compact plant developed for container growing. One in a series of patio edibles by Vegetalis. Neon purple eggshaped fruits average about 3 ounces and are ready in about 60 days.

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