Solanuim melongena, commonly called Diamond Eggplant, is disease resistant plant loved for its excellent texture and flavor. Clusters of four to six 9" long dark-purple fruits are produced earlier than other varieties of eggplant. Soak seeds to encourage germination then sow seeds 1/4" deep indoors 6-9 weeks before the last frost. Providing gentle bottom heat will help seeds sprout. Transplant seedlings outdoors after the soil has warmed in a sunny location.
Packet of 50 seeds.
Exposure: Full sun
Germination: 14 days
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