Louisiana Green Oval Eggplant

Solanum melongena | SKU: 0231A P50
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$3.75
  • Organic
  • From the Collection
  • New for 2020
  • Oval shaped fruit will grow to 1.5-2 feet tall
  • 5-7 inches long
  • Sweet flavor
  • Productive variety
  • Thrives in hot weather
  • 90-100 days from transplant

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This productive variety bears large, green, and oval-shaped fruit with an excellent, sweet flavor. Fruits are borne singly, have faint purple stripes, and mature in color from green to yellow. Mature plants reach 1.5-2' tall and bear fruits that grow 5-7" long and 3-4" wide and weigh 11-15 ounces. Long popular on the Exchange, this variety was acquired by Seed Savers Exchange in the 1980s from Gleckler’s Seedsmen of Ohio. 90-100 days.

Learn to Grow Louisiana Green Oval 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.

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Great heirloom for production and kitchen

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Productive, especially for an heirloom. Second in our trials to hybrid Annina. Produced straight through 30+ days of 90+ degree weather with no rain (was irrigated). Thin skin, great flavor, cooks quickly. We are in TN.