Tag: Chinese Eggplant

Chinese Eggplant – Solanum melongena

These grow great in containers or on balconies. China has produced eggplants since the 5th Century. Not just for food. Although the eggplant originated from India and reached the mainland of China first and then Taiwan. They also depend on plant rotation so don’t use the same soil every year.

The Chinese eggplant has nutritional values high in anthocyanins, it is the pigment also responsible for its beautiful purple color. They have a mild to sweet flavor and are great additions to many comfort foods. It will keep up to one week after picking if stored in a cool dry place.

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Successful Backyard Gardening in Sun and Shade

Successful Backyard Gardening in Sun and Shade. Have you ever wondered if your plants are getting enough sun or shade while growing? I have decided to make things a bit simpler for you. Some plants do better in shade, partial sun, or full sun. So...

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How To Grow Chinese Eggplant In Pots Or Containers

How To Grow Chinese Eggplant In Pots Or Containers. I find that the Chinese Eggplant adds some amazing color to your container gardens. It is also very easy to grow abundantly in containers or pots. Planting Your Chinese Eggplant Seeds Start your...