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Hyb. Purple Shine

Hyb. Purple Shine

This product is no longer available this season.


Solanum melongena
Italian type, elongated, purple eggplant that grows on an erect and sturdy plant. Since Purple Shine is seedless, you will enjoy having it as a side dish or cooking it in your favorite recipes.
30 x 4
CULTURAL PRACTICES: Eggplant is grown like tomato plants. Start indoors, then transplant in the garden 6 to 8 weeks later. Germination is slow, can take up to 3 weeks, and warm temperatures (24⁰ C) are needed. Seedlings should be hardened off, though not below a temperature of 15⁰ C. In the garden, space the plants 61 cm apart, in rows that are 80 cm apart, in warm, rich soil. The best tasting fruit is obtained by picking it before the seeds inside are fully grown.
25 s/p
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