Eggplant Amethyst

$3.50

  • Solanum melogena
  • Seed Packet contains approx 45 seeds.
  • Open Pollinated. Organically Grown Seed.

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Eggplant Amethyst

Eggplant Amethyst produces slender and long fruits up to 20cm long. Lovely looking purple eggplants with stripes. Grows well in containers and in hothouses in cooler climates.

Sow Start on a heat mat or indoors in August, plant out after risk of frost and soils warmed (early to mid-November) (cool climate).

Can start earlier if planting in a hot house. Lay black plastic on ground and plant into an X cut-out if planting outside. They need max warmth in Tasmania.

Spacing 80cm.

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Eggplants on the wiki

Most commonly purple, the spongy, absorbent fruit is used in several cuisines. Typically used as a vegetable in cooking, it is a berry by botanical definition. As a member of the genus Solanum, it is related to the tomato, chili pepper, and potato.

Germination: Optimal Soil temperature is 24 to 30 C (around 10 to 20 days to germination, longer at lower temps)

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