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When and Where to Plant: Start seeds indoors or in a hotbed 8-10
weeks before night temperatures warm. For later crop start seeds
outdoors in warm and sunny location after weather warms. Cultivate
deeply and enrich with vegetable food and organic matter. Firm soil
Care: Keep soil moist, weed free and feed every 4-6 weeks.
Harvesting: Pick when glossy and dark purple. Skin should not spring back when pressed with thumb.
1EGG (Packet: +/- 144 seeds) - Out of stock.
1EGGQP (1/4 Pound)
1EGGLB (1 Pound)
|Botanical Name||Solanum melongena|
|Planting Depth||1/4 inch|
|Seed Spacing||1/2 inch|
|Row Spacing||36 inches|
|Space After Thinning||18-24 inches|
|Days to Germination||10-20|
|Days to Harvest||70-90|
|In the Kitchen||Baking, Grilling, Pickling, Roasting|
|Is It Heirloom?||Yes|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||Yes|
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To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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