Eggplant- Florida Market

Solanum melongena


Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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Eggplant- Florida Market

Solanum melongena


  • Oblong purple to black fruit
  • Very popular home garden and market variety
  • Also known as "Aubergine"


Very popular home garden and market garden variety. Very productive variety. Tall plants that grow to around 100cm producing large oblong fruit to 25cm that is purple to black in colour. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine".


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring or after frost
Germination: 7-14 days @ 24-32°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Row Spacing: 80cm
Plant Spacing: 70cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 90 days
*Notes: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates.

(Product number: E1-19)
Seeds per gram: 225 seeds


SKU E1-19
Shipping Weight 0.0007kg
Botanical name: Solanum melongena
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 225

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