Eggplant - Early Long Purple

Solanum melongena

Early Long Purple Eggplants By F. D. Richards [CC BY-SA 2.0] (Photo Credits)

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Well worth growing, for the range of ethnic dishes it can be used in, its productiveness and the sheer beauty of the glossy fruit. They are attractive plants with grey-green leaves and pretty lilac flowers. Early maturing and prolific over a long season; long 15-20 cm fruit are produced in clusters of 3-6 fruit; easy to pick, plants are spineless. Robust plants hold the fruit up off the ground. Days to harvest: 68.

$3.95

Specifications of Eggplant - Early Long Purple

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas SA, WA

Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot

Water Requirements Frequent Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, April, May, June

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