Characteristics of Eggplant

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1 Characteristics
1.1 Type
Fruit vegetable, Tropical
1.2 Season
Spring, Summer
1.3 Varieties
Black Magic, Black Beauty, Black Bell, Sicilian, Italian, Indian (Baby), Japanese, Chinese and White
1.4 Seedless Variety
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1.5 Color
Black, Green, Pink, Purple, Purplish black
1.6 Inside Color
1.7 Shape
1.8 Texture
1.9 Taste
Bitter, Slightly sweet, Spongy
1.10 Origin
1.11 Grows on
1.12 Cultivation
1.12.1 Soil Type
Sandy loam
1.12.2 Soil pH
1.12.3 Climatic Conditions
Warm to hot climate

Eggplant Varieties

There are certain characteristics of Eggplant that make it distinct from the other fruits. Few examples are its shape, texture, taste, color, season, varieties and origin. Talking about varieties, Eggplant is not available in just one form. Development in the field of horticulture has made it possible to consume this fruit in various forms without changing its characteristics. Some of the varieties include Black Magic, Black Beauty, Black Bell, Sicilian, Italian, Indian (Baby), Japanese, Chinese and White. Eggplant varieties are available in seedless form. The shape of this fruit is Oval and its textureis Fleshy. Taste forms one of the important characteristics of fruits. Talking about Eggplant, its taste is bitter, slightly sweet and spongy.

Eggplant Color

Eggplant color makes it even more attractive and hard to resist. Vitamin A and vitamin C are found in abundance in green color fruits. Folate, potassium, and vitamin C are often found in yellow color fruits. White, red, blue and purple color fruits generally contain potassium, vitamin A and vitamin C. Thus, color of this fruit helps in identifying its nutrient content. Eggplants are available in shades of black, green, pink, purple and purplish black.

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