{"id":9995664840,"title":"Eggplant Seeds - Long Purple","handle":"eggplant-long-purple","description":"\u003cp\u003e80 days. The Long Purple variety of eggplant grows to be up to eight to ten inches long . The Long Purple reaches maturity in eighty days and is suitable for grow zones five to twelve. This variety does best in moist soil and full sun. This classic favorite produces club shaped fruit that are 10 inches long by 2 inches in diameter. 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The Long Purple variety of eggplant grows to be up to eight to ten inches long . The Long Purple reaches maturity in eighty days and is suitable for grow zones five to twelve. This variety does best in moist soil and full sun. This classic favorite produces club shaped fruit that are 10 inches long by 2 inches in diameter. 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Composted soil can help this variety grow.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full Sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/pests:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to aphids, whiteflies and leafhoppers.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003eDark Purple\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003eSavory and mildly bitter\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA Perennial, often grown as an annual. Eggplants 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.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAfter transplanting outdoors, you should water the Long Purple 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.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e"}
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Eggplant Seeds - Long Purple

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80 days. The Long Purple variety of eggplant grows to be up to eight to ten inches long . The Long Purple reaches maturity in eighty days and is suitable for grow zones five to twelve. This variety does best in moist soil and full sun. This classic favorite produces club shaped fruit that are 10 inches long by 2 inches in diameter. Approx. 8,000 seeds/oz.

Growing Long Purple Eggplant Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Solanum melongena
  • Other Names: Aubergine, Brinjal Eggplant, Melongene, Brinjal or Guinea Squash
  • Days to Maturity: 80 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 5-12
  • Planting Depth: 1-2"
  • Plant Spacing: 12-24"
  • Row Spacing: 2'
  • Growth Habit: Upright
  • Soil Preference: Well drained, temperature between 50 and 75 degrees. Composted soil can help this variety grow.
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Diseases/pests: Susceptible to aphids, whiteflies and leafhoppers.
  • Color:Dark Purple
  • Flavor:Savory and mildly bitter

A Perennial, often grown as an annual. Eggplants 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 Long Purple 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.

 

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