White Eggplant

​白茄子

(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 name "eggplant" was developed in the United States, Australia, and Canada because the fruits of the 18th Century European cultivars resembled goose or hen eggs 
When cooked, White Eggplants taste creamy with a mild sweet flavor
White Eggplants are classified into two categories: ornamental and commonly domesticated

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