What kind of vegetable is eggplant?

Answer Eggplants belong to the nightshade vegetable family. Other vegetables in the nightshade group are tomatoes, potatoes and peppers. The peak growing season for eggplants is July through October in th... Read More »

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What type of vegetable is eggplant?

Eggplants, also called aubergines, are distinctive, purple-skinned vegetables that come in a variety of shapes. Eggplants belong to the nightshade family of vegetable, along with tomatoes and potat... Read More »

Is eggplant a fruit or veggie?

Eggplant, a member of the nightshade family, is a close relation to tomatoes, potatoes, peppers and tobacco. It is a fruit (berry) although, like tomatoes, it is classified as a vegetable for gover... Read More »

Why is the fruit of my eggplant turning yellow?

A yellow eggplant may be a normal part of the growing process. It could also be a sign that your crop is in danger. To determine the reason why your eggplant is turning yellow, you will need to exa... Read More »

How do you tell a fruit from a vegetable?

Fruits develop from the ovaries of plants and contain the seeds. Some plants develop other parts to contain or hold the seeds ("pomes" like the apple and pear, accessory fruits like the strawberry)... Read More »