'Eggplant- Tsakoniki' seeds
- 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
Best Months to Sow
Quick Sowing Guide
|Method||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|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)|
|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.
How To Grow
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Ratings & Reviews
Germinate in towel firstThey 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.
Suitable to sow in DecemberCool Climates Temperate Climates Sub-Tropical Climates Tropical Climates Arid Climates Not sure which climate?
Suitable to sow in DecemberCool Climates Temperate Climates Sub-Tropical Climates Arid Climates Not sure which climate?