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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