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Eggplant

A warm-season crop, is among the easiest veggies to grow. It also ranks among the most beautiful, and the prettiest rarely makeit to the supermarket - smooth, glossy
globes, teardrops, half-moons or eggs in pink, green, yellow, white,
lavender, violet and multicolors.
Difficulty:Moderately Easy-
Instructions: Things Choose the sunniest site you can find for eggplant. Soil should be fertile, well-drained and rich in organic matter, with a pH of 5.8 to 6.8. Eggplant also needs a lot of
calcium, so add lime to the soil before you plant. transplant
them to the garden when all danger of frost has passed and the soil temp. has reached 60ΒΊ.

 

 

 

OUR EGGPLANT VARIETIES

Rosa-bianca

Rosa Bianca Eggplant

80 days. Pinkish, lavender fruits are 6-8” long and 3 4” wide. White, sweet flesh all the way to the skin. Brought from Puerto Rico. Beautiful rose color. Hearty 2-3 ft plants, Mod water, moderate sun.

Listada De Gandia Eggplant

-75-85 days. Beautiful striped egg plant. Heavy yields of teardrop-shaped fruits are green and vibrant with lavender stripes and striking green calyxes. Best eaten small, when fruits are around 3” long. Heavy producer.

Black Beauty Eggplant

-80 days. This variety is nearly 100 years old, and still well loved as the classic big-fruited black eggplant. Glossy fruits become quite large, well shaped, and perfect for slicing and grilling or eggplant Parmesean.


Ichiban -Eggplant

-68 days. Long, slender deep purple, almost black, of Asian origin,

and have wonderful, mild flavor, perfect for Oriental dishes or

simply splitting and grilling or roasting. Very productive and feature foliage with a purple tinge as well as fruit with a purple calyx.


Green Goddess Italian Eggplant

-68 days. Hybrid. Incredible harvests of light green slender eggplant that become about 8 inches long. Mild flavor and tremendous production make this a winner for anyone who wants a steady supply of delicious eggplant. Lovely lime green color.

 

 

Snowy Eggplant

-60 days- Elegant snow-white eggplant with a medium to thick skin and delicate sweet flavor. Snowy's texture is firmer and meatier that most, holds up well when cooked. Fruits are 2"-3" with a green calyx. Plants are upright and solid...

 

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