4" Eggplant AVAILABLE STARTING MAY 20

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Description

Classic Italian Eggplant: F1 hybrid Glossy, 8 to 9-in. (20 to 23-cm) fruit. 76 days to maturity; teardrop fruit shape; purple-black color.

White Star: 57 days. Open-pollinated. Vivid oval/pear-shaped purple eggplant with delicate white stripes has good-tasting white flesh.

Shooting Star: 55 days.  F1 hybrid.  Classic teardrop shape.  Glossy white 4-5 in/10-11 cm baby fruit are delicious young.

How To Grow

    Wait until the soil reaches 15 to 20 degrees Celsius, mid-June. Grow in full sun. Grows best in well-drained soil rich in organic matter. Add aged compost or commercial organic planting mix to planting beds ahead of planting and turn the soil to 12 inches deep. Eggplants prefer a soil pH of 5.5 to 6.8. Warm the soil in advance of planting by laying black plastic over planting beds for two weeks.

        When To Harvest

        Harvest fruits when they are 6-8" long, and glossy. Remove from the stem with knife or shears.