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Eggplant 'Long Purple' Seeds (Certified Organic)

Oriental type with gorgeous dark purple coloring.

Availability: In stock

$3.25
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Details

Oriental-type, slender, dark purple fruits are best used before 8-10" long. Each plant produces 8 or more eggplants.

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

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Solanum melongena var. esculentum
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 15 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
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-Spring
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 Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Seeds Per Pack 25