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50 days. AAS Winner for 2005. New miniature eggplants are white with violet/purple stripes. The fruit are non-bitter, with a tender skin and few seeds. The elongated, oval eggplants can be picked when quite small at 1-2oz or left on the plant until double that weight and the flavor and tenderness remain. The petite plant reaches only 2 ½ ft tall and wide and adapts well to container gardening. Mountain Valley Seeds carried these Eggplant seeds in a variety of sizes including both retail and wholesale prices. Order online or stop by today!

Growing Gretel Hybrid Eggplant Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Solanum melongena
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 50-60 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-12
  • Planting Depth: 1"
  • Plant Spacing: 18"
  • Row Spacing: 4'
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Moist, 50-55 degrees
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Diseases/pests: Susceptible to corn wireworms, cutworms, and fungal diseases
  • Color:White
  • Flavor:Mildly bitter

Eggplant seeds can be sown indoors and transplanted outdoors when they are at least six inches tall and the weather has warmed to at least 55 degrees Fahrenheit. To begin, poke a hole half an inch deep in each pot or tray that you are using, and sow two seeds in each. Lightly cover the seeds and place the pots or trays by a window with full sunlight. Eggplant needs moist soil to thrive, so keep the soil watered. Once you see two sets of leaves sprouting up, thin them out by cutting the weaker of the two down to soil level.

After transplanting outdoors, you should water the Gretel Hybrid eggplants every day to keep the soil moist. Since the crops can become heavy, it can be helpful to use a post, pole, or other support. When the globes are glossy, you can harvest them by snipping them off the vine.

Additional information about eggplants from UC Davis: http://vric.ucdavis.edu/pdf/eggplant.pdf

 
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