Eggplant Long Purple – Item #572

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Produces an abundant crop of long, mild-flavored, dark purple fruit. Well suited for sauteing, pan-frying, grilling, pickling, and baking.

SKU: 00000666 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight .50 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 36″ (91cm)

Sprouts In: 10-15 days

Plant in rich, deep, moist soil in late spring when temperatures are consistently above 65°F. Or start indoors two weeks before last spring frost. Eggplant likes warmth and will be slow to develop in cooler temperatures. Water consistently.

Harvest fruits when they reach full size (at least 6″ ) and are deep purple in color.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Solanum melongena

Matures In: 76 days

Attributes: Mild-flavored heirloom