Eggplant- Tsakoniki

Solanum melongena

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

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Eggplant- Tsakoniki

Solanum melongena

  • Long cylindrical fruit growing to 22cm
  • Very attractive purple and white striped skin
  • Very popular Greek variety

Perennial grown as an annual in cool climates. Very popular Greek variety producing attractive long cylindrical fruit growing to 22cm. Delicious firm mild flavoured flesh. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine". "Greek eggplant".

How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 80cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 70cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 65cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 75 days
Care: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates.

(Product number: A3-16)
Seeds per gram: 360 seeds

SKU A3-16
Botanical name: Solanum melongena
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 50 seeds
Seeds per gram: 360
Photo credits:

Photo by Alice Henneman / CC BY 2.0

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