Oct 16, 2019  Week: 42

Gretel Eggplant

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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.

Class : Elongated

Size : Medium

Habit : Upright

Fruit Characteristics : White skin, semi-spineless

Calyx Color : Green

Baby Fruit Size : 3-4 in./8-10 cm long

Full Fruit Size : 4-6 in./10-15 cm long

Days to maturity from transplant : 55-60

Production Method : Field

  • Earliest white eggplant is highly productive, producing clusters of glossy mini-fruit that are 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.
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