Eggplant, Diamond

Solanum melongena
$2.99 to $57.00
SKU: 0034A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow up to 9 inches long in clusters of 4-6
  • Dark purple skin and pale green flesh
  • Excellent texture and flavor, rarely bitter
  • Disease resistant
  • 70 days from transplant
  • ±6,500 seeds/oz

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Collected from the Ukraine by SSE in 1993. Fruits are set in clusters of 4-6 on 2' tall plants. Dark purple fruits with green tinted flesh are 9" long by 3" in diameter. Excellent texture and flavor, rarely bitter. Disease resistant. 70 days from transplant. ±6,500 seeds/oz.

Learn to Grow it

Start Indoors: 8 weeks before last frost

Germination: 14 Days

Plant Outdoors: 18-24” Apart

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors once danger of frost has passed and soil is warm. Using landscape fabric or black plastic can accelerate growth and productivity in cooler climates.