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Gardening question of the day: How much light do eggplants need?

Answer: Eggplants need at least 4 to 6 hours of direct sunlight on most days, so growing them in an outside garden is best. Feel free to plant them somewhere that gets more light, however, because they love the sun. In fact, many eggplants do just fine in as much as 8 to 10 hours of light.

Read our gardening guide on growing Eggplant to learn even more about how to properly cultivate this unique vegetable!

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How much light do you give your eggplants, does it differ from our answer above? Do you grow them indoors, or out in the garden? In containers or soil? Let us know the answers in the comments section below!

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