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'Longship' Eggplant
Sub-Category: Early
Description: Early-season hybrid. Tall plants bear purple flowers and 10-inch by 1-inch, slightly curved, purple-red fruit.
Days To Maturity: 65
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Ease/Reliability: (4.0 Stars)Ease/Reliability
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Reviewed on 07/07/2007 by farmerdill - An experienced gardener

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Richmond, Georgia, United States
Frost Free Season: 183 - 203 days
Soil Texture: Sand
Garden Size: Large - More than 1,600 square feet (40' x 40')
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

This one takes long and slim to the extreme. It grows well, but only sets a few fruits at a time. It is a pretty neon purple novelty, but is too slim for a range of practical uses.

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