Solanum aethiopicum African eggplant 10 seeds
Seeds from Solanum aethiopicum African eggplant, a fruiting plant of the genus Solanum mainly found in Asia and Tropical Africa. It is also known as Mock Tomato, Garden Eggs and Ethiopian Nightshade. Currently there is a large movement towards increased cultivation of Solanum aethiopicum in West Africa. It grows all year long and can produce high fruit yields. The leaves of Solanum aethiopicum are eaten as a leaf vegetable and are actually more nutritious than the fruit. Fruits of this variety are about two inches in diameter and turn bright orange red when ripe, although they are usually eaten when still green. The sweet taste is often used in Thai curry. It can produce fruit within just 75 days after planting.