a nice big, dark purple oval fruit, weighing up to 3 lbs.
A standby for many years for early big fruits with good flavor.
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum melongena
Likes hot weather. Start in flats 8 weeks before night temps will be above 50F. Dig in compost or other source of fertility and keep soil evenly moist. May need night cover in cool areas. Prefers 80-90F days with nights above 70F. Don't plant where other nightshades such as tomatoes and potatoes have been the year before, to avoid wilt.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 10-11/Harvest 13 /Yield 54/ Spacing 18"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates hot weather