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'Black Knight' Eggplant
Sub-Category: Midseason
Description: Solanum melongena. Plants reaching 36 inches high by 18 inches wide produce deep purple oval fruits 4 to 6 inches in diameter. About 72 to 90 days to harvest.
Days To Maturity: 72-90
Seed Sources: Burpee Seeds - updated in 2015

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Reviewed on 07/08/2015 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

Large (4-6 inch diameter) oval fruits on a sturdy 3 foot plant. Very productive and the plant is sturdy enough to hold the big fruits without additional support.

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