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Eggplant

Black Beauty

Old standard, purplish-black smooth oval fruit to 160mm, fine flavour, bushy spreading plant to 80cm., does well in southern areas. 72-85 days.

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Eden Seeds
Packet (60 seeds) $3.50
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5g $6.00
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20g $19.00
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50g $40.00
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Select Organic (certified ACO 10457)
Packet (60 seeds) $4.00
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5g $9.00
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20g $24.00
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100g $54.00
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General information:

Eggplant

Solanum melongena

From India, developed in Spain in 16th century. Growing conditions as for tomato, though Eggplant needs a longer growing season, treat as perennial in warmer climates, annual in cooler areas. Can sow indoors up to 8 weeks before transplanting, harden for one week by taking off heat and put in full sun. Picking regularly encourages production. Sow early spring.

200-250 seeds per gram

Eggplant planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:All Year
Subtropic:Aug-Mar
Mild:Aug-Dec
Cold/Frost:Sep-Nov
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:50-80
Row space cm:80-90
Depth cm:0.5-0.8
Best soil temp:24-32 °C
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:200-250
Rate per hectare:250g
Average days to maturity:90-110
Seed savers needed
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