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    Default Ripe or not?

    I have only 2 aubergines growing, and they both have green patches on them. Will they ripen to be all purple? or are they ok to eat now?

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    What variety are they? Some types never change from green and some start off purple from the start. As far as I'm aware they don't really ripen as such and you can eat them when small and relatively immature if you want although obviously you'll get less flesh than if you let them grow on more.

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