Dec 7, 2019  Week: 49

Hansel Eggplant

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Scientific Name : Solanum melongena

Common Name : Eggplant

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height : 24 - 42" (61 - 107cm)

Width : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.

Class : Elongated

Habit : Upright

Fruit Characteristics : Black-purple skin, semi-spineless

Calyx Colour : Green

Baby Fruit Size : 2-3 in./5-8 cm long

Full Fruit Size : 6-10 in./15-25 cm long

Days to maturity from transplant : 50-55

Production Method : Field

  • Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of glossy, black-purple eggplants.
  • Non-bitter, tender fruit can be used in many culinary recipes.
  • Like white Gretel, the petite, 3-ft. (91-cm) plants can be grown in-ground or in large containers, with or without support.
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