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'Classic' Eggplant
 
Sub-Category: Midseason
 
Description: Midseason hybrid. Deep purple-black fruit has elongated teardrop shape. Vigorous plants stand up well to stress.
Days To Maturity: 76
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Overall: (2.5 Stars)Overall
Taste: (3.0 Stars)Taste
Yield: (3.5 Stars)Yield
Ease/Reliability: (3.5 Stars)Ease/Reliability
 
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Reviewed on 03/12/2009 by GardenerHI - An experienced gardener

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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Frost Free Season: More than 203 days
Soil Texture: Sand
Garden Size: Small - Less than 400 square feet (20' x 20')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

very unsatisfactory - low germination, poor yield, bland taste.
 

Reviewed on 12/16/2004 by BPippin - An experienced gardener

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Ontario, New York, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Loam
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: 6 to 8 hours per day

I've grown this for many years and it is the most reliable on for me. Seems best to me when picked before they get too big. Good size is about 8-10 inches long.
 




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