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Eggplant 'Easter Egg'

Solanum melongena

Easter Egg is a popular variety of Eggplant, which belongs to the Solanum genus (Solanum melongena 'Easter Egg'). Easter Egg is a heirloom variety. This variety is an Vegetable that typically grows as an Annual/Perennial, which is defined as a plant that can matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of one year or more. Easter Egg is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Easter Egg Eggplant is normally fairly low maintenance and is normally quite easy to grow, as long as a level of basic care is provided throughout the year. Being aware of the basic soil, sun and water preferences will result in a happier and healthier plant.

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How to grow Eggplant 'Easter Egg'

  • Full Sun

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Easter Egg is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Easter Egg are Zone 4 and Zone 14.

Growing Easter Egg from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.95 feet (60.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.2 inches (0.5 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 15°C / 59°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Easter Egg about 42 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Easter Egg

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Easter Egg is a tender plant.

Harvesting Easter Egg

Eggplant 'Easter Egg' information

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