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Agrich Morita Eggplant (60 days)
This very tasty variety is a long (10 inch) and slender Japanese
style eggplant which has purple skin and a good flavor. Bears
|#29335 Packet $4.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
|#LG29335 Large Packet $50.50 Approximately 1,200 seeds||
Ao Daimaru (65 days) Oriental heirloom. Green 4inch globe with a flattened bottom and dense creamy flesh. Rich flavor.
|#12364 Packet $5.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
|#Bm-12364 Large Packet $50.50 Approximately 1,000 seeds||
Ichiban (59 days) This Japanese variety is long and slender, with deep purple skin. 8 oz fruit.
|#1249 Packet $5.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
|#LG1249 Large Packet $50.50 Approximately 1,000 seeds||
Imperial Black Beauty (80-85 days) This heirloom variety was introduced in the early 1900s and has become the standard by which eggplants are judged. Deep purple fruits are 5 x 6 inches when mature and have a flavor that lasts well after picking.
|#252 Packet $3.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
|#Bz-252 Bulk seed 1oz $12.95||
|#B4z-252 Bulk seed 4oz $39.30||
Louisiana Long Green (100 days) Heirloom variety developed in its namesake state in the mid 1800s. Unlike most other eggplants, this variety can withstand some frost. Light green fruits with yellowish stripes. Mild flavor.
|#2554 Packet $5.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
|#B1m-2554 Bulk seed 1000 seeds $39.00 Approximately 50 seeds||
Oriental Princess (80 days) Excellent variety for use in oriental dishes.
|#1249 Packet $4.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
Snowy (60 days) Long uniform white fruits have a mild flavor, without bitterness.
|#539 Packet $3.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
White Egg (65 days) Small oval shaped white fruits resemble eggs.
|#3484 Packet $3.50 Approximately 50 seeds||
Eggplant belongs to the Nightshade family (Solanaceae) and is related to tomatoes, peppers, and potatoes. Commonly referred to as eggplant in the US, in Europe it is also known as Aubergine. Fruits can be a variety of different colors and shapes from globe shaped to pear-shaped and elongated and narrow.
Eggplants require fertile, well drained soil with a pH of 6.2 -
6.8. and are easily propagated by planting seeds either directly
or for transplants. For transplants, sow seed in flats or
trays at a depth of 1/4 inch. Keep moist at 80 - 90F (seed
will not germinate at cool temperatures) and drop temperature to
around 70F when seedlings emerge. Transplant seedlings
when they reach 3 inches tall into larger containers.
Transplant into prepared garden soil once outdoor temperature
has settled and soil has warmed to 60-65F. Space
seedlings 18 - 24 inches apart in rows 24 - 30 inches
apart. Cultivate to keep weeds down. Do not over
fertilize as excessive nitrogen will make plants, not
HARVEST: Pick fruits regularly to
encourage production. (Stems are tough, so you may need to use
shears or clippers)
SEED SPECS: Average 6000 seeds
There is great diversity in the eggplant varieties that we offer; which makes the general information provided only valuable as adjustable guidelines. This may also affect your seed planting and propagation strategies and the germination rates under your planting conditions may vary from the seed lot test results. The following soil temperature data is for eggplants in general. Temperatures are average daytime from planting to emergence. Percentage is average germination rate. Days is number of days to emergence.
59ºF x 0% x 0 days; 68ºF x 21% x 13 days; 77ºF x 53% x 8 days; 86ºF x 60% x 5 days; 95ºF x 0% x 0 days;
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