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Eggplant Thai Round Green

$1.99

  • Solanum melogena
  • Seed Packet contains approx 40 seeds.
  • Open Pollinated. Organically Grown

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Eggplant Thai Round Green

Eggplant Thai Round Green is a popular south-east Asian variety used widely in Thai and Vietnamese cooking. Produces round light green white variegated striped fruit about 5cm in diameter which may be eaten raw but is more often added to many stir fry and other south east Asian dishes.

Plants grow to around 50cm tall and can be prolific if given adequate warmth in cool 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 60cm.

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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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