Eggplant- Florida Market

Eggplant- Florida Market

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Eggplant- Florida Market' seeds

Solanum Melongena | Packet

Standard Seed Packet, 50 Seeds

Solanum melongena

  • Oblong purple to black fruit

  • Very popular home garden and market variety

  • Also known as "Aubergine"

Very popular home garden and market garden variety. Very productive variety. Tall plants that grow to around 100cm producing large oblong fruit to 25cm that is purple to black in color. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed, and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine".

Seeds per gram: 225
Product code: E1-19

Free Postage Australia Wide

Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season Spring or after frost
Germination 7-14 days @ 24-32°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing 80cm
Plant Spacing 70cm
Position Full sun, moist well-drained soil
Days Until Maturity 90 days

*Notes: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates.