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Post  Little Thumb on 5/28/2010, 9:37 am

Since this is my first time in the garden I don't know what plants need to be staked or not. I now know peppers should be but what about eggplant? Do eggplants have strong stems for their fruit? What do you think?

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Post  Wyldflower on 5/28/2010, 12:07 pm

I am not sure what the recommendation is, but I'll be staking my eggplant. Considering how heavy the fruit can be, I think support may be a good idea.
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Post  Blackrose on 5/28/2010, 1:49 pm

I put a plant support up around my eggplant. I agree with Wyldflower, I didn't want to take the chance.

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