Japanese heirloom perennial of the nightshade family, to 75cm tall. Japanese eggplants are slender, typically 20-25 cm long, with thin, glossy skin ranging from deep purple to dark black. Stem also boasts rich purple hue. Their cream-colored flesh is nearly seedless and becomes tender and creamy when cooked, absorbing flavours well. They have a sweet, mild taste with subtle earthy notes, making them versatile in various dishes. Popular for pickling.
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 seeds planting information:
|Plant space cm:||50-80|
|Row space cm:||80-90|
|Best soil temp:||24-32 °C|
|Number of seeds per gram:||200-250|
|Rate per hectare:||250g|
|Average days to maturity:||90-110|
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W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Eggplant seed count is 200-250 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.