(Solanum melongena) Standard market variety bred in Florida in the 1940s
for the commercial trade. Vigorous, upright, well branched
plants bear continuously throughout the
season. Large purple-black pear-shaped fruits with
white flesh are held high off the ground. Disease and
drought resistant. 75-85 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. ± 6,700 seeds/oz
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