Eggplant Plants
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eggplant problem

Anonymous added on July 25, 2015 | Answered

My eggplants have little marks, like scratches, but are splitting. What is causing this and what can I do?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 26, 2015

It was probably caused by the same thing that causes this in tomatoes. It was under watered, then over watered, which causes the fruit to fill up and burst like a water balloon. This article explains how it happens in tomatoes and since eggplants and tomatoes are very closely related, it is the same thing:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-cracking.htm

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