(Solanum melongena) Traditional Italian variety used for making eggplant
relish or for fresh eating. Pear-shaped fruits (up to
8" long) are borne in abundance on purple-stemmed
thornless plants. 90 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