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Fairy Tale F1 Eggplant

Scientific Name : Solanum melongena

Common Name : Eggplant

Class : Elongated

Size : Mini

Habit : Upright

Fruit Characteristics : Striped purple and white skin, semi-spineless

Calyx Colour : Green

Baby Fruit Size : 1-2 in./3-5 cm long

Full Fruit Size : 2-6 in./5-15 cm long

Days to maturity from transplant : 50-55

Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of attractive white fruit with violet/purple stripes. Elongated tear-drop shaped fruit are sweet and non-bitter, with a tender skin and few seeds. Fruit can be harvested when very small or left on the plant until fully mature. Petite plant habit between 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) is perfect for growing in containers or small-space gardens, with or without support. 



Recipe: Eggplant Fries
Courtesy of the National Garden Bureau ... Jonathan Bardzik shows how to make eggplant fries using Fairy Tale, a petite plant with miniature white and violet striped eggplants. The fruit appearance is as luscious as the taste which lends itself perfectly to these crispy and tender eggplant fries.