Scientific Name: Solanum melongena
Amount in pack: 50± seeds
Heirloom. Introduced around 1910, this highly popular variety bears slightly lobed, plump fruits 4-5 inches in diameter. Shiny purple black skins and richly flavored fruit this variety is perfect for frying or stuffing. Harvest when eggplants are glossy purple and about the size or your hand.
All of our Seeds of Change seeds are 100% certified organic, free of GMO’s, chemicals and pesticides. Packaged in re-sealable packaging that extends the seed shelf life to 2 years instead of the standard 1.
1% of the Seeds of Change net sales are donated to support and develop sustainable gardening and farming programs. All seeds are independently tested and proven to produce healthy, hardy plants.
Days to Maturity: 80-85
Planting Method: Start Indoors
Soil Temperature for Germination: 75-90°F
Days to Germinate: 5-10
Seed Depth: ¼ inch
Seed Spacing: 18-24 inches
Row Spacing: 36-48 inches
Light: Full Sun
Moisture: Moderate Water
Hardiness: Tender Annual
For more information on starting your garden from seed, explore our Seed Starting How-to Guide
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