Eggplant, Long Purple Early Organic Seeds

Solanum melongena

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Eggplant, Long Purple Early Organic Seeds

Solanum melongena

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Our Organic Early Long Purple Eggplant seeds will soon bring you long, slightly bulbous purple eggplants.

Each eggplant provides a unique flavor, texture, and nutrient profile.

You'll be on your way to a delicious harvest with these seeds.

When this organic eggplant matures, its coloring will deepen to a rich purple. This variety is known for its high iron content and antioxidants. These slender purple eggplants are low in calories and high in vitamins A, B, and C.

These eggplants are a nutritious addition to any meal, providing balanced nutrition and essential vitamins for a well-rounded diet. It is very easy to slice the prolific, meaty fruits these plants produce.

Sku: 1403

Vendor: Ferry-Morse

Common Name: Eggplant

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Safe for bees

Safe
for Bees

Grows best In

Grows
Best In:

Full Sun

Germination

Days to
Germination:

10 - 12 Days

Maturity

Days to
Maturity:

75 Days

Container

Best
Container Size:

12"+

Height

Growing Height:

24 - 48"

water Needs

Water
Needs:

Average (1 - 2 in / week)

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Characteristics: Attracts Bees

Botanical Name: Solanum melongena

Fill Weight (grams): 0.175

Flavor: Firm with a mild eggplant flavor.

Preparation Ideas: Use this eggplant variety in stews and sauces, or bake them.

Plant Type: Vegetable

Plant Lifecycle: Annual

Approximate Seed Count: 15 - 30

Landscape Use: Edible Garden

Growth Type: Bush

Disease Resistance: Deer Resistance

Tolerance: Heat Tolerant

Growing Season(s): Summer|Fall

Harvest/Bloom Season(s): Summer|Fall

Package Dimensions: 3.25 x 4.5"

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Start seeds indoors in a warm, sunny location 8-10 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Wait 3 weeks after frost to transplant outside. Or, in warmer climates, sow directly into the garden. Eggplant requires full sun and rich, fertile, well-drained soil.

Planting Depth: 0.25"

Seed Spacing: Sow Organic Early Long Purple Eggplant seeds approximately 18" apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 3' apart.

Nutrient Care Instructions: Apply SUPERthrive once per week. Soak in solution of 1/4 tsp per gal for 15 min. or longer depending on size and type.

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You can tell when eggplant is ripe by its glossy purple look. Harvest fruits while still shiny. Cut from the stem with a knife.

At Ferry Morse, we are proud of our non-GMO & guaranteed fresh seeds.

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