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Eggplant Seeds - Ao Daimaru. Heirloom, Solanum melongena. 65 days. NonGMO. Open pollinated. Warm season annual. Ao Daimaru is a highly prized traditional kyo yasai or Kyoto vegetable, from the Saitama Prefecture, Japan. It is a delicacy in that region from the early Meiji period. This unique fruit is globe-type with a flat bottom, light green skin, green calyx, and averages 1/4 lb. Approximately 6,250 seeds per oz.
Flesh is dense and creamy when cooked and has a rich flavor. Start seeds inside 6 weeks before last frost date (or 8 weeks before expected transplanting date). Keep soil warm until emergence (80-90°F minimum). Seeds will not germinate in cool soil and planting out too early may affect plant vigor. Harden off plants carefully before transplanting. Prepare fertile, well-drained soil. Transplant in late spring/ summer (soil temperatures at least above 75°F) in a very warm and sunny location. Eggplants are heavy feeders so use a balanced fertilizer. Too much nitrogen will produce lush foliage and few fruit. Use for tempura, stir-fry, baking, grilling, and pickling. Delicious when coated, baked or fried with miso.
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