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Solanum melongena Eggplant, Aubergine Terung Solanaceae
 

Solanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, Terung

 
Solanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, TerungThis tropical vegetable native to Asia has large, purple fruitSolanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, Terung. It is a relative of the potato and tomato, and needs warm conditions and low level humidity.
It is an annual with erect stems that can be spiny, ovate leaves and pale blue or deep purple flowers.
Harvest the fruit if it gives slightly when squeezed.
Flowering colors: Blue, Purple
Cultivation: These warm-climate plants have a wide range of requirements; most prefer full sun and rich, well-drained soil.
They are commonly grown from seed in spring or cuttings in summer.
They are prone to attack by spider mite, whitefly and aphids. Solanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, Terung
 
Solanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, Terung Solanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, Terung Solanum melongena, Eggplant, Aubergine, Terung

 

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