Solanum melongena, the Biggest, Meatiest, Tastiest & Flavorfuliest yet, Sometimes known as Egg Plant, is a virtuoso of versatility., The Black / Purple Fruit’s dense, moist, flavourful flesh captures the flavour and texture as no other eggplant or any vegetable can. Roly-poly, jewel-toned, moist, and super-flavourful, large 5 to 6-inch (12 to 15 cm) fruits, Use as entrees, appetizers, side dishes, or sauces. However, you slice it, or cook it, as cutlets, in stir-fries, pasta, curries, dips, salads, or mashed for baba ghanoush—‘Meatball’ is a marvel. Best in a greenhouse., Seed Count Approx - 20 ea
SOWING - Needing a long growth period so Sown anytime from February to April, Sow the seed into compost in a seed tray at a temp between 20-24C and cover with a light layer of compost. Cover compost with clear plastic film to help raise the temp during germination. Once seedlings appear, they do not need as much heat, only 18C by day and no lower than 16C at night. Re-pot in stages before the final pot size. Water regularly but be careful not to overwater.