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Diamond Eggplant Seeds (Organic)

Diamond Eggplant Seeds (Organic)

Diverse Diamond Delights

Meet the Diamond Eggplant, a unique eggplant variety with a rich history, diverse flavors, and stunning looks. It hails from the Indian subcontinent and has evolved over centuries.

In terms of appearance, the Diamond Eggplant plant grows to around 2-3 feet in height, with lush, dark green leaves, providing a beautiful backdrop to the shiny purple eggplants.

When it comes to taste, the Diamond Eggplant can be mild and sweet. This makes it suitable for various cuisines, including Mediterranean, Asian, and Italian dishes.

Growing Diamond Eggplant from seed requires specific conditions. It thrives in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH range of 5.8 to 6.5. Starting seeds indoors and transplanting them to a sunny garden spot is common. You'll need consistent warmth, protection from strong winds, and regular watering for successful growth.

Harvesting is simple. Wait until the eggplants reach their full size and have a glossy appearance. Use a knife or scissors to cut them from the plant, being gentle to avoid damage. Enjoy the culinary delights this exceptional eggplant variety offers, adding a touch of history and flavor to your meals.

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Description

Meet the Diamond Eggplant, a unique eggplant variety with a rich history, diverse flavors, and stunning looks. It hails from the Indian subcontinent and has evolved over centuries.

In terms of appearance, the Diamond Eggplant plant grows to around 2-3 feet in height, with lush, dark green leaves, providing a beautiful backdrop to the shiny purple eggplants.

When it comes to taste, the Diamond Eggplant can be mild and sweet. This makes it suitable for various cuisines, including Mediterranean, Asian, and Italian dishes.

Growing Diamond Eggplant from seed requires specific conditions. It thrives in well-draining, fertile soil with a pH range of 5.8 to 6.5. Starting seeds indoors and transplanting them to a sunny garden spot is common. You'll need consistent warmth, protection from strong winds, and regular watering for successful growth.

Harvesting is simple. Wait until the eggplants reach their full size and have a glossy appearance. Use a knife or scissors to cut them from the plant, being gentle to avoid damage. Enjoy the culinary delights this exceptional eggplant variety offers, adding a touch of history and flavor to your meals.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 0.1"L x 3.25"W x 4.5"H

Features

  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 5 - 11
Approximate Harvest Time : Summer-Fall
Growth Habit : Bush
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Family : Solanaceae (Nightshades)
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 5.6 - 6.0
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Soil should be fertile, well-drained and rich in organic matter, with a pH of 5.8 to 6.8. Eggplant also needs a lot of calcium, so add lime to the soil before you plant.

Planting & Growing: Transplant to the garden when all danger of frost has passed and the soil temperature has reached 60°F.

 

Harvesting & Storage: Can harvest anytime after half of the mature size, but don't wait too long, over-ripe fruit is tough and bitter. Eggplants do not store well.

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