Eggplant ‘Turkish Orange’ Seeds

Turkish Orange eggplants have an incredibly rich, non-bitter flavor when harvested young, before turning orange.

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$2.50

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Also known as Scarlet or Ethiopian Eggplants, Mock Tomato Mini Pumpkins, and Japanese Golden Eggs. Turkish Orange eggplants are orange with stripes and have a charming round shape. They have an incredibly rich, non-bitter flavor when harvested young, before turning orange. The plants are compact enough for patio containers, so no need for a lot of garden space!

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Solanum aethiopicum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/8 in.
When to Sow Indoors 6-8 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Plant Spacing 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Violet/Lavender
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Soil pH Requirements 5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic), 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25