EGGPLANT Early Long Purple - Solanum melongena


SKU: V 634
Stock: In Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited No Export

Family: Solanaceae
Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: Approx. 80
Seed per gram: Approx. 260

$4.25 AUD Excl. GST

An heirloom Italian-type eggplant (Aubergine) with dark purple fruits that can grow to 25cn long and 8 cm wide.
An early producing variety that produces excellent fruit in around 10 weeks that can be used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed, or grilled.

Grow notes:

Adaptable to most good garden soils that are well composted and free draining. Requires full sun and a long growing season. Perennial in the tropics but generally grown as an annual in temperate zones.

Tropical: Year-Round 
Temperate: Sring to Early Summer
Cold: Spring

Sow: 6mm deep.
Sow direct or grow in trays of a good seed raising mix and transplant when 6-7cm tall.
Germination: 10-14 days.
Plant space: 60-75cm
Row space: 60-75cm
Maturity: 6-10 weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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