EGGPLANT Listada Di Gandia (Hierloom)

Solanum melongena

SKU: V 586
Stock: In Stock
Restrictions: NZ Prohibited

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Annual or perennial shrub

Seed per packet: Approx 30

$4.25 AUD Inc. GST

An Heirloom eggplant originating from Italy that produces magnificent striped teardrop-shaped fruit around 15-20 cm long with purple-lavender strips on a white skin.

The creamy white tender flesh is almost seedless and has a fine texture with a wonderful taste. Produces a heavy yield of fruit up to 3.5 kilo per plant.

Adaptable to most good garden soils that is 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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