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Eggplant: Solomum melongema, 'Imperial Black Beauty'

Botanical name: Solomum melongema, 'Imperial Black Beauty'

Common name: eggplant

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Eggplant: Solomum melongema, 'Imperial Black Beauty'
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Soil: damp, neutral, loam
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Zones: 1a thru 11a
Care:
average
Lifespan:
annual
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Attributes:

edible

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description for "Eggplant: Solomum melongema, 'Imperial Black Beauty'"

Solomum melongema 'Imperial Black Beauty' was introduced around 1910. 'Imperial Black Beauty' is a popular variety with rich flavored fruits that hold up well. Plump, slightly lobed, 4-5" diameter fruits are a beautiful, shiny purple-black. Planting depth: .25 inch. Days to germination: 5-10 days. 80-85 days to maturity.

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