Scientific Name: Solanum melongena Form: Climbing
Common Name:eggplant Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:SolanaceaeHabit:
Plant Type: Greenhouse produce plant, Vine or climber Mature Size (ht. X w.):2 - 3m x
Origin: Africa, South Asia / India Hardiness Zone:Zone 9: (-7 to -1 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Ovate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Flowers solitary, Violet, Jun- May- Apr
Fruit: Berry (true), Edible, White Violet
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Landscape Uses: Urban agriculture
Key ID Features:Plant erect, shrubby, annual in zone 7; leaves gray-green, simple, <20 cm.long; flowers violet, drooping, late spring; fruit white-purple, 8-37 cm. long, summer.