Eggplant- Ping Tung Long

Solanum melongena


Standard seed packet, 45 seeds

$1.75
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Eggplant- Ping Tung Long

Solanum melongena


  • Long tender eggplants
  • Heirloom variety from Taiwan
  • No bitterness


Heirloom eggplant originating from Taiwan. Producing thin 30-40cm long lavender purple eggplants which darken in colour as they ripen. This is a sweet mild variety with no bitterness and dry flesh. Thin skinned fruit which do not need to be peeled to be eaten. Ideal for slicing and grilling. Great variety for containers or pots. Also known as "Aubergine". 


How to sow and grow:

Method: Sow direct or raise seedlings
Sowing Depth: 5mm
When: Spring or after frost
Row Spacing: 100cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Plant Spacing: 80cm
Hardiness: Frost tender
Plant Height: 90cm
Days to Maturity/flowering: 70 days
*Notes: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates.

(Product number: G8-17)
Seeds per gram: 225 seeds


SKU G8-17
Botanical name: Solanum melongena
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 45 seeds
Seeds per gram: 225

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