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Organic Eggplant, Black Beauty

Produces Large Tasty Fruit

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8053

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Description

Eggplant - Black Beauty - Solanum melongena var. esculentum

Tender Annual Heirloom. This bushy, spreading 24"-30" plant bears purplish-black, smooth, oval 6" by 5" fruit. Blunt and broad at the blossom end, the eggplants retain their color well. Black Beauty bears 1-3 lb of fruit. This very popular variety holds well with high quality and fine flavor. Originally from Asia, eggplant is a staple of Indian and Asian cuisines. It is grilled, baked, roasted, pickled, mashed, and dried.

Did You Know? Eggplants are also used as a trap crop for cucumber beetles.

Soil & Water: Eggplants prefer moderately fertile, well-drained loamy soil supplemented with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Eggplants require heavy water and warm soil.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow seeds directly in warm climates only. Because eggplants need plenty of water and warm conditions to grow, production accessories such as drip irrigation, plastic mulch, and row covers are a good idea. All eggplants are chill sensitive.

Harvesting & Storage: Begin harvesting early when fruits are half their mature size; young fruits are more tender and early picking will increase yields. Cut the fruit from the plant with shears leaving some stem attached.

Soil Temperature: 74-85°F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 8-15 Days
Height At Maturity: 24"-30"
Days To Maturity: 72-90 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 20"-24"
Approx Seeds per Pack: 50 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall Ideal Soil Temperature 74-85°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Bush Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades) Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall
Ideal Soil Temperature 74-85°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Bush
Starting Location Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Soil pH 5.6 - 7.0

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Eggplants prefer moderately fertile, well-drained loamy soil supplemented with plenty of added organic matter and a pH of 6.0-6.8. Eggplants require heavy water and warm soil.

Planting & Growing: Start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Sow seeds directly in warm climates only. Because eggplants need plenty of water and warm conditions to grow, production accessories such as drip irrigation, plastic mulch, and row covers are a good idea. All eggplants are chill sensitive.

Harvesting & Storage: Begin harvesting early when fruits are half their mature size; young fruits are more tender and early picking will increase yields. Cut the fruit from the plant with shears leaving some stem attached.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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