Little Finger Purple Eggplant

​紫茄子

(Solanum melogena)

Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

At least 6 hours daily under full sun

Moderate amount of water

Eggplant is fairly drought tolerant but needs moist soil for maximum fruit production 

 

Plant in a container that is 3-5 gallons in size

Plant the seedlings 18-24 inches apart in raised beds or double rows 2-3 feet apart

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Fun Facts
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Botanically, eggplant is a berry, just like blueberries, watermelon or tomatoes
This eggplant is known for its grossly, dark purple skin
These eggplants are great when cooked fast and with high heat