Listada de Gandia Eggplant

Solanum melongena | SKU: 1196A
2 Reviews
$3.25 to $16.75
  • Organic
  • Small plants grow to 14 inches
  • Oval 8 inch fruit
  • Thin-skinned fruit
  • Heavy yields
  • Thrives in hot weather
  • 80-90 days from transplant
  • ±5,600 seeds/oz

$3.25 to $16.75

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Item Details

Listada de Gandia is a treasure. This prized variety bears sweet, tender, thin-skinned, stunning eggplant. It likely originated in Spain (its name translates as “Grown in Spain”), where it is still revered today. The small 14" plants produce heavy yields of high-quality, 8" oval white fruits with purple stripes and mild white flesh. The variety thrives in very hot weather. 80-90 days from transplant. ±5,600 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow Listada de Gandia Eggplant

Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Start eggplant indoors 6-9 weeks before the average last frost. Soak seeds first to encourage germination and then sow ¼" deep. Using bottom heat for a week to 10 days will help with sprouting. Transplant in warm soil in a location that gets 8-10 hours of direct sun each day. If growing eggplant in raised beds or containers, keep the plants well watered.

Ratings & Reviews

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Really tasty heavy producer

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This was a very heavy producer once it got going (the Asian style long eggplants were first to crop), with 6-10 fruit per plant at a time. The eggplants for this variety were best at 6-8 inches, still tender and not bitter. Much bigger than that and they get a bit too seedy, and they can get quite big! We roasted them, made dip, and also pickled Italian style.

Surprising and tasty!

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I started this plant late last summer and just harvested my first two eggplants. They were smaller than I anticipated, about 5-6", but very tasty. Now there are about 7 or 8 more growing. Another surprise is that the one I have growing in a pot is about 4 feet tall.