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Eggplant

Eggplant

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Edible

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Easy Care

Full Sun

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DESCRIPTION

A warm hello from your future Eggplant plant! My striking, shiny purple fruits are a feast for the eyes as much as they are for the palate. Celebrated for my versatility, I'm the star of any dish, be it grilled, baked, or stirred into hearty stews. I'm easy-going in the garden, requiring little more than full sun and well-drained soil to provide you with a generous yield. After I bloom, a simple prune ensures I'm ready to produce the luscious fruits you love.

Care Guide

Eggplants: Favor full sun locations and evenly moist soil conditions. Water them deeply whenever the top inch of soil dries out, avoiding overhead watering to minimize leaf diseases. The soil should be well-drained and rich in organic matter with a slightly acidic to neutral pH, ideally around 5.5 to 6.5. Regular feeding every two weeks with a balanced fertilizer can support their vigorous growth and fruit development. Staking the plants may be necessary to support the weight of the fruits as they mature. Keep an eye out for common pests such as flea beetles and spider mites, and take appropriate measures to control them.

Delivery Information

We are pleased to announce free delivery on all orders for members of our Plant Pass Community. For pre-ordered plants, trees, and annuals, items will be shipped when they are retail-ready and after frost advisories have been lifted in your region. If you desire immediate delivery of available items, please contact our team to make arrangements. We ensure that pre-order products are only shipped when they meet our highest quality standards, guaranteeing that your plants arrive in optimal condition.

Expected delivery times range from 2-7 business days. Once your plants are out for delivery, you will receive tracking information.

For any inquiries or assistance, our customer support team is readily available to provide you with the help you need.

Planting Instructions

Planting 4" potted herbs and vegetables is a straightforward way to enhance your garden. Select varieties like basil, parsley, tomatoes, and lettuce that thrive in your climate. Ensure they're planted in a sunny spot, whether in containers, raised beds, or directly in the ground. Carefully remove the plants from their pots, place them in slightly larger holes, and fill in with soil, pressing down lightly. Water thoroughly and maintain consistent soil moisture, preferably watering in the early morning. Keep an eye out for pests and diseases, use organic control methods, and remove weeds promptly. Harvest herbs by trimming leaves as needed and pick vegetables at peak ripeness. This approach is ideal for a productive and flavorful garden.

FEATURES

Latin Name

Black Beauty

Common Name

Eggplant

Current Size

4-7 Inches Tall

Hardiness Zone

Annual in zones 3-11

Bloom Time

100-120 days from seed

Mature Width

18 to 30 inches

Mature Height

2 feet

Growth Rate

Moderate

Sun

Full sun

Pruning

Prune to shape and manage size

Water

1 inch per week

Foliage

Green