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Eggplant seeds

2015-09-23
certified organic
non-certified GMO-free
heirloom

Quantity

50 seeds

Plant before

2017-10-01

Days until maturity

72–85 days

Will trade

nowhere (from Perth, Western Australia)

Notes

Eggplant, Black Beauty (Solanum melongena) Old standard, purplish-black smooth oval fruit to 160mm, fine flavour, bushy spreading plant to 80cm., does well in southern areas. From India, developed in Spain in 16th century. Growing conditions as for tomato, though Eggplant needs a longer growing season, treat as perennial in warmer climates, annual in cooler areas. Can sow indoors up to 8 weeks before transplanting, harden for one week by taking off heat and put in full sun. Picking regularly encourages production. Sow early spring.

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eggplant Solanum melongena

Median Lifespan 117 days

First harvest expected 76 days after planting