Eggplant Florida Market

Solanum melongena
  • Oblong purple to black fruit
  • Very popular home garden and market variety
  • Aubergine

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

$2.50$3.50 inc GST

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Product Description
Planting Guide

Product Description

Very popular home garden and market garden variety. Very productive variety. Tall plants that grow to around 100cm producing large oblong fruit to 25cm that is purple to black in colour. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine".

Planting Guide

Method: Direct or Seedling Trays
Planting Depth: 5mm
Best Planting Season/s: , ,
Germination: 10 to 14 days at 24-32C
Life Cycle: Frost tender Perennial (grown as an annual in cool climates)
Plant Height: 100cm
Row Spacing: 80cm
Plant Spacing: 70cm
Position: Full sun
Days to maturity/flowering: 90-100 days
Other: Plants may need staking. Picking regularly encourages more fruit. Can be grown as a perennial in warm climates
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