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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    10 / 26 / 2014

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Northeast

  • City

    Boston

  • State

    Massachusetts

  • Posted by

    BobbyWest

Notes:

I ordered hot pepper seeds from Amazon and many weeks later, the seeds arrived from China. Once the seeds germinated and matured, this did not look like a typical pepper plant to me. It had a few small purple flowers on it, which have grown into dark purple fruit, about the size of a large grape. This plant is probably pot-bound and may have grown larger with proper care. Considering the mystery as to what it is, I didn’t feel compelled to nurture it. Can anyone identify it?

Comments

  • Bobby West Apprentice says:

    Thanks Laura. I believe you’re right. Going by the leaf shape, flowers and purple fruit, it is most certainly an eggplant. Lesson learned: “Only buy seeds from reputable seed vendors!” I’ll pamper this little plant now and see if I can get an eggplant from it!

    October 29th, 2014 at 7:49pm

  • Laura Unregistered says:

    Looks like a type of eggplant.

    October 29th, 2014 at 4:23pm

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