Eggplant- Tsakoniki

Solanum melongena Packet

Standard seed packet, 50 seeds

$1.25
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  • Long cylindrical fruit growing to 22cm
  • Very attractive purple and white striped skin
  • Very popular Greek variety

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Description

'Eggplant- Tsakoniki' seeds

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".

Seeds per gram: 360
Product code: A3-16

Method Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth 5mm
Season 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
Plant Height 65cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 75 days

*Notes: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates.

Shipping

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We do not deliver overseas.

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Please note we are unable to guarantee specific delivery dates. The delivery timeframes below are estimates only.

 

Whats in the order? Shipping Options Shipping Cost  Shipping Details
Small seed packets ONLY Economy Delivery $2.50 or FREE on orders over $20
(WA customers: $5 economy delivery*)
Orders sent via letter | Delivery 2-6 business days
No tracking | Guaranteed delivery** by 20 business days
  Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
 
Order includes BULK seed
or other non-seed products
Parcel Delivery  Capped rate of $6.99 Order sent via Australia Post- Parcel Post | 1-6 business days
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**
  Express Delivery Starting from $15.00
(calculated by weight)
Order sent via Australia Post- Express | 1+ business day
WITH TRACKING | Guaranteed delivery**

*All orders sent to Western Australia are subject to mandatory inspection and fees by Quarantine WA. These fees are included in all shipping costs above.

**We will replace all orders that are lost or damaged in transit however we will not replace or refund orders simply because they were delivered later than estimated. Full details here.

 

Ratings & Reviews

Germinate in towel first

They didn't want to come up directly in soil, but I tried germinating in wet paper towel and they sprouted at about 50-75%. I put them into soil from the towel and they seem to be going great now.
31 May 2019