Seed Freaks - Eggplant - Thai Long Green
Seed Freaks – Eggplant – Thai Long Green
EGGPLANT: THAI LONG GREEN
A Thai heirloom: these long pale green eggplants are prolific producers of tender fleshed fruit.
Fast becoming a favourite of chefs.
Prefers a warm climate.
WHEN TO PLANT
Cool Climate: Early Spring indoors, plant out after risk of frost (OCT – DEC)
Temperate: SEP – FEB
Sub – Tropical: AUG – MAR
Tropical: ALL YEAR
Arid: AUG – JAN
PH 5.5 – 6.5
Rich, well-drained, friable soil.
Sow in pots, 6mm deep.
10-14 days to germination, transplant 60cm apart and keep moist to avoid bitterness.
Pick before the seeds turn brown and while the skin is shiny and firm.
If growing for seed leave on the Bush as long as possible.
DAYS TO HARVEST
APPROX 20 SEEDS
OPEN POLLINATED SEED 100% TASMANIAN GROWN