Treasured Italian heirloom.
Beautiful plump fruits are shaded rosy pink and white,
and the flavor is out-of-this-world: creamy, mild, totally bitterfree.
Really choice. Likes heat.
BOTANICAL NAME: Solanum melongena
Likes hot weather. Start in flats 8 weeks before night temps will be above 50F. Transplant into soil that's been prepared with compost. Prefers light, rich, well-drained soil but needs to be kept 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 disease problems.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 10-11/Harvest 13 /Yield 54/ Spacing 18"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates hot weather