Sep 22, 2017  Week: 38

Eggplant Gretel

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Scientific Name : Solanum melongena

Common Name : Eggplant

Blooming Season : Summer

Plant Habit : Mounded

Spacing : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height : 36 - 52" (91 - 132cm)

Width : 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure : Sun

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Seed supplied as: Raw.
Days to maturity from transplant: 55-60
Fruit size: 3-4 in./8-10 cm long (baby size); 4-6 in./ 10-15 cm long (full size)
Fruit characteristics: White, elongated
Calyx color: Green
Plant habit: Upright, semi-spineless
Earliest white eggplant is highly productive, producing clusters of glossy mini-fruit that is tender and non-bitter. Indeterminate, 3-ft. (91-cm) plants can be grown in-ground or in large containers, with or without support. More productive and 5 to 7 days earlier to ripen than O.P. types. Slightly larger plant with slightly smaller fruit than Hansel.
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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