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'Yasakanaga' Eggplant
Sub-Category: Early
Description: Early Japanese hybrid. Plants bear slender, 7-inch, glossy, purplish-black fruit with purple calyxes.
Days To Maturity: 60
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Rating Summary
Overall: (4.0 Stars)Overall
Taste: (3.0 Stars)Taste
Yield: (5.0 Stars)Yield
Ease/Reliability: (4.0 Stars)Ease/Reliability
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Reviewed on 11/24/2006 by Digit - An experienced gardener

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Taste Taste
Yield Yield
Ease/Reliability Ease

Spokane, Washington, United States
Frost Free Season: 143 - 163 days
Soil Texture: Sand
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

The most productive of the 4 or 5 Japanese varieties that I've tried. Plants are good-sized and generally without disease problems. The taste is a little bitter, however.

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