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Solanum melongena Market Supreme

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Wantirna
C7
Size: 10cm
Available: 21
$/Unit (EX GST): $3.88 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $4.27 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Solanum melongena Market Supreme Eggplant, Aubergine,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Climbers Climbing / Twining, Prostrate

Description:
Small evergreen shrub with dark-green leaves and purple star-like flowers in Spring followed by large, edible, long purple fruit commonly know as eggplant. Fruit flesh is white. Great for cooking, use in sauces or bake in oven. Harvest fruit from mid-Summer.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Climber / Creeper, Edible Garden, Mass Planting, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Best grown in a full sun position in a moist well-drained fertile soil. For best results feed with a liquid fertiliser. Harvest fruit when colouring is showing and fruit is still shiny looking. Mulch well.

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Solanceae Asia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Tender
Wind: Medium / Moderate
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