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Seller Notes: Germination test date and results will be on packet.
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate
Like potatoes, tomatoes and hot peppers, rosa bianca eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a member of the Solanaceae family. This warm-season vegetable grows fruit that's about 4 to 6 inches in diameter and 5 to 7 inches long. Popular for its creamy flesh and mild flavor, rosa bianca eggplant is native to Southeast Asia. Start the seeds indoors about eight weeks before the last spring frost date in your area.
Eggplant - Rosa Bianca - Solanum melongena
Tender Annual Heirloom. A gorgeous Italian variety with a delicate, mild flavor, creamy consistency, and no bitterness. Considered one of the best by gourmets and gardeners alike. Fruits are about 4"-6" long and 4"-5" in diameter.
Soil & Water: Soil should be fertile, well-drained and rich in matter, with a pH of 5.8 to 6.8. Eggplant also needs a lot of calcium, so add lime to the soil before you plant.
Planting & Growing: Transplant to the garden when all danger of frost has passed and the soil temperature has reached 60F.
Harvesting & Storage: Can harvest anytime after half of the mature size, but don't wait too long, over-ripe fruit is tough and bitter. Eggplants do not store well.
Did You Know? Eggplant provides: Chromium, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B6, K, Thiamin, Folate, and Dietary Fiber.
Soil Temperature: 75-90F
Planting Depth: 1/4"
Germination: 10-21 Days
Height At Maturity: 2-3'
Days To Maturity: 80-90 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 18"-24"
Terms and conditions, READ THIS PLEASE: Orders over $14 from this ad will be shipped with tracking, Otherwise: Seeds will be shipped economy/standard or first class 2-10 day shipping (NO TRACKING and no planting instructions to keep seed costs to the buyer low), in a ziplock baggie. Our goal is to save you money on quality seeds. We are responsible sellers, and we make sure our buyers are well taken care of. Shipped within 2 business days after payment. We are a seller that caters to experienced gardeners. (germination and plant care information is readily available online, but if you can’t find germinating and care instructions, please feel free to message us). Most of our listings include germination instructions, so we do not ship growing instructions. Multiple orders of a single item will be combined into 1 ziplock. We are not responsible for buyer germination success, seeds have been tested. Seed count is approximate, and packaged by weight. Seeds vary in size, weight is exact, and based upon empirical count, quantity is estimated. Liability of seller is limited to the cost of the item(s).
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