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Eggplant Hansel

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Scientific Name : Solanum melongena

Common Name : Eggplant

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height : 24 - 42" (61 - 107cm)

Width : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days from transplant to harvest: 50 to 55
Fruit size: 2 to 3 in./5 to 7 cm long (baby size); 6 to 10 in./15 to 25 cm long (full size)

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks

  • Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of glossy, black-purple eggplants.
  • Non-bitter, tender fruit can be used in many culinary recipes.
  • Like white Gretel, the petite, 3-ft. (91-cm) plants have thornless leaves/calyx for easy, painless harvest.
  • Can be grown in-ground or in a large container, with or without support. 
  • All-America Selections Winner.

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