I have one eggplant plant that I planted about 2 months ago. It is about 4 feet tall and has a large number of flowers. Should it have started to bear fruit?
I live on the Gulf Coast in Texas.
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Yes, if it's anything like the varieties we grew (commercially, in a hothouse), looking at the size of the plant it should have started bearing fruit. Do you know which variety you are growing?
There are a few possibilities why it might not be getting fruit, potentially including lack of a pollinator, although many varieties are, I believe, self-pollinating; and weather extremes. I've not seen it, but plants don't like temperatures above 30c/86f or so.
You might also want to prune the tree back drastically, which sends a signal to it to produce more fruit and will provide better yields.