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Hi, I have been growing 3 lebanese eggplant plants for close to 5 months. They have had flowers on them for nearly 3 months but they do not bare any fruit. Please help!!

It says 8-12 weeks maximum for maturity but nothing is happening. They keep getting bigger and bigger with lots of branches and leaves but thats about it. I feed them regularly, water them a lot and then get plenty of sunlight. They generally look very healthy but all they get are little purple flowers that eventually drop off.

Submitted: 11:05AM, 15 Jan 2010
Answer: Hi Sam, sounds like you may have pollination problems. Eggplants usually self pollinate but bees are a benefit too. Perhaps going from flower to flower with a small paintbrush might aid pollination.
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Answered: 12:36PM, 20 Jan 2010

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