Organic Louisiana Green Oval Eggplant

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Louisiana Green Oval Eggplant

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - This productive variety bears large, green, and oval-shaped fruit with an excellent, sweet flavor. Fruits are borne singly, have faint purple stripes, and mature in color from green to yellow. Mature plants reach 1.5-2' tall and bear fruits that grow 5-7" long and 3-4" wide and weigh 11-15 ounces. Long popular on the Exchange, this variety was acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in the 1980s from Gleckler’s Seedsmen of Ohio. 90-100 days.

  • Organic
  • From the Collection
  • Plants will grow to 1.5-2 feet tall
  • Oval shaped fruit 5-7 inches long
  • Sweet flavor
  • Productive variety
  • Thrives in hot weather
  • 90-100 days from transplant
  • 50 Seeds per packet

  • Instructions - Start eggplant indoors 6-9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak seeds first to encourage germination and then sow ¼" deep. Using bottom heat for a week to 10 days will help with sprouting. Transplant in warm soil in a location that gets 8-10 hours of direct sun each day. If growing eggplant in raised beds or containers, keep the plants well-watered.

    Start Indoors: 8 weeks before the last frost

    Germinate for 14 Days

    Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart

    Light: Full Sun

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    We are always adding new varieties so please check back often at Seeds - Vegetables (fireflyfarmandmercantile.com)

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