Diamond Eggplant Seeds (Organic)
Eggplant - Diamond - Solanum melongena
Tender Annual Dark purple slender fruit hang in clusters for easy picking. Fruit has mild flavor with no bitterness and a fine, creamy texture. Good short season variety produces 6-8" fruit.
Did You Know? Eggplants can also used as a trap crop for cucumber beetles.
Soil Temperature: 74-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 8-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-30"
Days To Maturity: 70 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 20"-24"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds
Planting & Care
Soil & Water: Eggplants prefer moderately fertile, well-drained loamy soil supplemented with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Eggplants require heavy water and warm soil.
Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow seeds directly in warm climates only. Because eggplants need plenty of water and warm conditions to grow, production accessories such as drip irrigation, plastic mulch, and row covers are a good idea. All eggplants are chill sensitive.
Harvesting & Storage: Begin harvesting early when fruits are half their mature size; young fruits are more tender and early picking will increase yields. Cut the fruit from the plant with shears leaving some stem attached.
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