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Eggplant Seeds - Long Asian OPEN POLLINATED

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  • 8-10 Inches long
  • 60 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers full sun exposure

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GrowHeirloom Eggplant - Long Asian Eggplant Seeds:

These long, purple fruits are at their most tender at 8-10" long. Long Asian Eggplant is native to tropical Asia and very popular in Japan, China, India, Thailand and the Philippines.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Long Asian Eggplant
    Botanical Name:Solanum melongena "Long Asian"
    Type:Open-Pollinated
    Size at Maturity:Fruits measure 8" - 10" x 1" - 2"
    Days to Maturity:60 Days
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Time:Warm Season
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Planting Depth:1/4"
    Plant Spacing:18" - 24" apart
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year-round
    Average Seeds Per Packet:~1/4 tsp
  • Planting Instructions

    When to Plant:

    • Eggplant seeds germinate at temperatures between 60 and 95 degrees F.
    • Most areas will require seeds to be started indoors, 8-10 weeks before your last frost in the spring.

    How to Grow:

    • Sow eggplant seeds small pots, ¼ inch deep.
    • Water, cover loosely with a plastic bag or a plastic seedling flat cover to retain moisture
    • Place them in a warm area, as a good amount of heat if preferred.
    • Keep the seedlings moist, and you’ll likely see condensation on the plastic. If not, lightly mist the seeds to prevent dislodging them.
    • They can germinate without extra heat, but will take additional time.
    • Germination takes generally 7-14 days, and then you’ll remove the plastic and place the pots under bright lights or by a bright window.
    • Transplanting to larger pots is sometimes necessary before you’ll be ready to bring them outside.
    • Continue to keep them moist as they grow for the next 8-10 weeks until soil temperatures outside reach about 60 degrees F.
    • Harden off the seedlings, and then plant in your garden.
    • Eggplants may require staking to keep them upright while growing.

    When to Harvest:

    • Harvest when skin looks glossy. At this point the fruit will likely stop growing larger – about 2-3 months after initial planting, depending on variety.
    • Cut the eggplant off its vine with some shears. It should only have a short stem once removed.

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