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EGGPLANT – ITALIAN LONG PURPLE

$3.00

  • Seeds per Pack: 25

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EGGPLANT – ITALIAN LONG PURPLE

Solanum melongena

EGGPLANT – ITALIAN LONG PURPLE has with dark purple coloring produces large fruits with fine flavour. Vigorous growth with heavy crops. Best used before they are 20-25cm long. Plant can grow to 60-75cm and produce more than 8 eggplants.

Plant during spring to early summer. Sow thinly 5mm deep either direct where they are to grow or into a tray of seed raising mixture. Keep soil well-drained. Prefers the soil rich in organic matter. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.12-16 weeks to harvest and yields 3.5kg per plant.

 

Germination Time (Days) 10 – 14
Maturity Time (Days) 84 – 112
Sowing Depth (mm) 5
Plant Spacing (cm) 40 – 60
Row Spacing (cm) 80 – 100
pH 5.5 – 6
Soil Temperature (°C) 21 – 24
Hardy / Frost Tender Frost Tender
Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings Raise Seedlings
Seed Preparation