Grow your Nigerian green garden egg plant using our garden egg seeds. Nigerian green garden egg fruit and leaves are edible. Garden egg leaves are also known as akwukwo anara and efo igbo. It can be eaten raw or it can be enjoyed in a salad. Garden egg leaves are rich vitamins B, C, potassium and calcium. Nigerian garden eggs and its leaves are used in preparing ethnic Nigerian delicacies such as ugba, abacha.
Start indoors about 1/4" deep, about 8 weeks before the last frost date. Transplant into garden after last frost date. May sow seeds outdoors after last frost date. Grows about 4 feet tall. Plant under full sun.