(Solanum melongena) Collected from the Ukraine by SSE in 1993. Fruits
are set in clusters of 4-6 on 2' tall plants. Dark
purple fruits with green tinted flesh are 9" long by
3" in diameter. Excellent texture and flavor, rarely
bitter. Disease resistant. 70 days from transplant.
8 weeks before last frost
Green Thumb Tip Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors
once danger of frost has passed and soil is warm.
Using landscape fabric or black plastic can
accelerate growth and productivity in cooler
climates. ± 7,000 seeds/oz