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Eggplant

Casper

Popular white fruit 5cm x 15cm, mild flesh, quick producing. 90 days.

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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
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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