Different Types & varieties Of Eggplant

Different Types & varieties Of Eggplant

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For more than 1,500 years, eggplant has been cultivated in India and China. Once trade routes were established, eggplant was imported to Europe by the Arabs and transported to Africa by the Persians. The Spaniards introduced it to the New World and by the 1800’s both white and purple varieties of eggplant could be found in American gardens.

Eggplant is grown as an annual and requires warm temperatures. Plant eggplant after all danger of frost has passed in an area of full sun, in well-draining soil, with consistent moisture. Fruit can be harvested once it is 1/3 its full size and thereafter until the skin begins to dull, at which point it is over-mature and will be spongy in texture. Continue Reading click here…


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