Eggplant, Black Beauty
Item #6932 Solanum Melongena var. esculentum
|4 - 10|
|Eggplant, Black Beauty, Packet (Qty 1)||$0.89|
|Eggplant, Black Beauty, 1/8 oz. (Qty 1)||$3.79|
|Eggplant, Black Beauty, 1/4 oz. (Qty 1)||$5.39|
|Eggplant, Black Beauty, 1/2 oz. (Qty 1)||$9.99|
Black Beauty Eggplants are the most popular eggplant for home gardens. Fruits are nearly round and almost black. Fine, pale-yellow flesh just great for breading and frying. Mature in 80 days.
Planting guide: Sow seed half inch deep indoors in a box in a sunny window or in a hotbed. A warm temperature is essential. When the plants have their second leaves, transplant or thin to 2 inches apart. After danger from frost is past, set outdoors in rows 3 feet apart and 2 feet apart in the row, but before doing so, harden the plants gradually exposing them to the outdoor air for about a week. It requires 8 to 10 weeks to grow plants ready to set out.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting:
Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets
Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round
Peat Pots, 3" round
3" square pots
4 1/2" round pots
For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.
Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
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