Sep 22, 2017  Week: 38

Eggplant Hansel

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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.
Days to maturity from transplant: 50-55
Fruit size: 2-3 in./5-7 cm long (baby size); 6-10 in./15-25 cm long (full size)
Fruit characteristics: Black-purple, elongated
Calyx color: Green
Plant habit: Upright, semi-spineless
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.
Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 4 to 5 weeks

Best for: Fresh Market Field, Home Garden In-ground, Home Garden Container

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