Long Purple Eggplant, Organic

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Long Purple Eggplant, Organic

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Southern Exposure Seed Exchange - Long, slender fruits (2 x 10 in.) are slightly bulbous on the blossom end. Best harvested when 1 in. in diameter. The dark-purple fruits can be sliced like a cucumber. Pkt.

  • Certified Organic 
  • Especially well-suited to the South-East 
  • 75 Days
  • .25g, ~50-80 seeds

    Instructions - Start seeds 8-10 weeks before setting outside, and set out 1-2 weeks after your last frost-free date. Don’t rush the season because cold-shock can stunt the seedlings. Flowers may not set fruit during exceptionally hot weather. Mature plants have good vigor in fall, so cover plants on frosty nights for 1-2 weeks to extend the harvest season. Keep well picked to keep plants producing. Small fruits have the best eating quality. Fruits are ripe when the skin appears glossy and the fruit is resilient to thumb pressure.

    • Space plants at 24" in equidistant spacing or 20" apart in rows 36" apart. 
    • Avoid growing on soil that has previously grown tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, or especially eggplants for the past three years. 
    • Days to maturity are from the transplant date 


    Firefly Farm & Mercantile may substitute seed vendors from time to time because of the availability

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