(Solanum melongena) (aka Udmalbet) Beautiful and edible striped
eggplant from India. Heavy yields of pear-shaped
fruits are light green streaked with purple, ripening
to golden-yellow with lavender stripes. Best eaten
small, when fruits are about 3" long. Great for
chutneys and curries. 80-90 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
climates. ± 8,500 seeds/oz