Eggplant, locally known as ‘vibiringanya’, is a nutrient-dense fruit that comes in a wide range of shapes, colours and sizes.Type of varieties grown in Rwanda: Graffiti
Eggplant (the purple one), the white ones
- Cultivation locations in Rwanda: Rubavu and Kayonza districts
- Climatic conditions for growth: They require high temperatures, similar to tomatoes and peppers.
- Grow fastest when temperatures are between 70 and 85°F (21 and 30°C)—and very slowly during cooler weather.
- Soils: It grows best in a well-drained sandy loam or loam soil, fairly high in organic matter.
- Destination: Belgium