Striped Purple and White Eggplant

​花茄子

(Solanum melogena)

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Growing Facts

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

Fun Facts
The striped eggplant is known for its unique shape, sweet flavor, and striped coloring
 
The beautiful striped coloring of this eggplant disappears when it's cooked 
 
The striped eggplant contains some vitamin C, iron and fibre  

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