(Solanum aethiopicum) A different species than the common eggplant.
Stunning striped fruits are 1" wide by 3" long. Fruits
turn from two-toned green to two-toned orange.
Strongly flavored fruits, but not bitter. Best used
as an ornamental; holds very well in fresh or dried
arrangements. 70-85 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. ± 11,000 seeds/oz