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Taste and Seasonality

Eggplant is a Mediterranean climate vegetable and they are grown all over WA, from Carnarvon in Winter to the south west in summer, they are available throughout the year. Most eggplant in WA is grown in the field, however some is grown hydroponically in hothouses.

 

Varieties
Eggplant is normally dark purple all over, but you can get white eggplant and variegated (white and purple) eggplant. Lebanese eggplants are shorter and thinner.

 

Seasons Chart

Seasonal supply to the WA market

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Sources: PMA,ABS, DAFWA

Additional Info

  • Classification: vegetable
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