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Eggplant 'Black Beauty'

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SOLANUM MELONGENA

PACKET CONTAINS 50 SEEDS

Perennial grown as an annual in cool climates. This classic variety can be dated back as early 1900s is an open-pollinated and heirloom eggplant has been a favourite for vegetable gardeners throughout decades. Produces high quality fruit that weighs an averages of 2 pounds that holds well and retains good colour. Commonly used in stews, sauces, baked, fried, stuffed and grilled. Eggplant is also known as "Aubergine". 

  • Bushy 
  • Maturity in 75 -85 Days
  • Retains good colour
Method

Sow direct 

Sowing Depth 4mm
When to sow in Australia

 Tropical: Spring and Summer 

Temperate: Spring 

Cold: Spring

Germination 7-14 days at  24-32°C
Plant Spacing 70cm
Height 80cm
Position Full sun to part shade