Eggplant, Diamond

Solanum melongena
$2.99 to $57.00
SKU: 0034A
  • Best Seller
  • Organic
  • Excellent texture and flavor, rarely bitter
  • Disease resistant
  • Fruits grow up to 9 inches long in clusters of 4-6
  • Dark purple skin and pale green flesh
  • 70 days from transplant
  • ±6,500 seeds/oz

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These dark purple beauties with green tinted flesh are slender, 9 inches by 3 inches in diameter. Deep eggplant flavor, texture, firm flesh, and rarely bitter. The fruits are borne in clusters of 4-6 on two-foot tall plants, are disease-resistant, and rarely bitter. Seed Savers Exchange collected the variety from the Ukraine in 1993. 70 days from transplant. ±6,500 seeds/oz.

Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - 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.