Eggplant Plants

Eggplant Falling Off Before Maturing


Anonymous added on July 26, 2011 | Answered

My eggplant is about 2 months old and has been producing eggplants but they are falling off before getting mature.


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Nikki
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Answered on July 27, 2011

This is likely caused by a pollination issue. The high heat and humidity in a large part of the country has been causing issues with proper pollination. You may need to hand pollinate. Eggplants pollinate in exactly the same way as tomatoes, so you can follow the directions in this article to help the plant properly pollinate: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/pollinate-tomatoes.htm

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