Feb 19, 2017  Week: 7
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Eggplant Gretel

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Scientific Name : Solanum melongena

Common Name : Eggplant

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height : 36 - 52" (91 - 132cm)

Width : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure : Sun

Grower Information : 
Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days from transplant to harvest: 55 to 60
Fruit size: 3 to 4 in./8 to 10 cm long (baby size); 4 to 6 in./10 to 15 cm long (full size)

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

  • Earliest white eggplant is highly productive, producing clusters of glossy mini-fruit that is tender and non-bitter.
  • Indeterminate, 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.
  • More productive and 5 to 7 days earlier to ripen than O.P. types.
  • Slightly larger plant with slightly smaller fruit than Hansel.

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