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Eggplant Long Purple

Eggplant Long Purple

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You will get 300mg seeds of Eggplant Long Purple for planting.

The Eggplant Long Purple is a unique and flavorful variety of eggplant that has been cultivated for centuries. Its deep purple color and long, slender shape make it a favorite among gardeners. This eggplant is a great choice for home gardeners who are looking to add some color and flavor to their meals.

The Eggplant Long Purple is a hardy plant that can be grown in any climate. It does best in warm, sunny climates with well-drained soil. To get the most out of this eggplant, it should be planted in late spring or early summer when the soil is warm enough for germination.

Here's how to grow your Eggplant Long Purple from seed:

• Start by soaking the seeds in warm water overnight to soften them.
• Prepare the soil by tilling it deeply and adding compost or organic matter.
• Plant the seeds 1/2 inch deep in the soil, spacing them about 12 inches apart.
• Water regularly and keep the soil moist but not soggy.
• Once the plants have reached 3-4 inches tall, thin them to 12 inches apart.
• Fertilize every few weeks with an organic fertilizer or compost tea.
• Harvest when the eggplants are glossy and firm, usually about 2-3 months after planting.

To maintain your Eggplant Long Purple plants, be sure to keep up with regular watering and fertilizing. Additionally, keep an eye out for pests such as aphids or whiteflies, which can be controlled with natural insecticides or repellents. Finally, make sure to provide adequate support for the plants as they grow taller and heavier with fruit.

Latin Name: Solanum melongena var. esculentum
Planting Depth: 1/2 inch
Soil Requirements: Well-drained soil with plenty of organic matter
Light Requirements: Full sun (6-8 hours per day)
Facts: Eggplants are native to India and have been cultivated for centuries!

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