Eggplant

茄子

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Growing Facts

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Duration:

Summer Annual

Harvesting:

Repeated fruiting from 1.5 - 2months after transplanting

Fun Facts
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The name “eggplant” developed in the United States, Australia, and Canada because the fruits of some eighteenth century European cultivars were yellow or white and resembled goose or hen’s eggs.“茄子”這個名字在美國,澳大利亞和加拿大得到了發展,因為大約18世紀的歐洲品種的果實是黃色或白色,類似於鵝卵或母雞的卵。
Eggplants come from the nightshade family. It is in the same family with tomato, capsicum and tobacco. 茄子來自茄科,同科的植物有蕃茄、椒類和菸草。