Solanum melongenaRated 5/5 based on 1 reviews.
Standard seed packet, 50 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".
How to sow and grow:
|Method:||Sow direct or raise seedlings|
|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)|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||75 days|
(Product number: A3-16)
Seeds per gram: 360 seeds
|Botanical name:||Solanum melongena|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||50 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||360|
Germinate in towel first31 May 2019They 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.