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EGGPLANT - EARLY LONG PURPLE

Early Long Purple EggplantsBy F. D. Richards CC BY-SA 2.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Solanum melongena
Description

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.

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$2.95 27 Seedling xSmall

Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

0-1m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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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

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest

First Year

Preferred Soil Type

Perfect Drainage (Sand/Volcanic)

Soil pH

Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March, April, May, June

 

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Eggplant - Early Long Purple (Seedling) 8/10

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Update: 2062 days 4hrs

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A hearty, vegetable great for italian dishes...


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Planted: 2013

Height 30 Centimetres

Growing: In the Ground

Qty: 1

Sun/Shade: Full Sun

Water Given in: Spring

Pollination: No


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