Eggplant, Calliope

Category: Fruit
Created by: The Armchair Gardener

Calliope hybrid is an Indian-type eggplant, presenting oval fruits with a rich purple skin streaked with white. Fruits can be harvested beginning at 2 inches to 4 inches in length.

Photo: By liz west from Boxborough, MA (eggplant) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Buying one plant from in 2015.

Family Solanaceae
Genus Solanum
Species lycopersicum
Cultivar Champion Hybrid
Duration Annual
Group Dicotyledon
Growth Habit Forb/Herb
Exposure Full Sun
Height 5 feet
Spacing 18 - 24 inches feet
Bloom Color Yellow
Bloom Time Summer through Fall
Fruit Size 6 - 8 ounces
Fruit Shape Round
Fruit Color Red
Time to Harvest 60-70 days (early season)