Fairy Tale is a variety of Eggplant which is a member of the Solanum family. Its botanical name is Solanum melongena 'Fairy Tale'. Fairy Tale is a patented hybrid variety.
‘Fairy Tale’ is a petite plant with decorative miniature eggplants. ‘Fairy Tale’ eggplants are white with violet/purple stripes. The fruit are sweet, non-bitter, with a tender skin and few seeds. Another superior quality is the window for harvest. The elongated oval eggplants can be picked when quite small at 1 to 2 ounces or they can be left on the plant until double the weight, and the flavor and tenderness remain. ‘Fairy Tale’ eggplants are recommended for marinating and grilling whole. The harvest can begin in just 49 to 51 days from transplanting. The petite plant reaches only 2½ feet tall and wide, perfect for container gardening. 1It is an Vegetable and is treated mainly as a Annual/Perennial, This means that it can grow either as a single season or multiple season plant. Fairy Tale is known for growing to a height of approximately 60.0 cm (1.95 feet). This variety tends to bloom in mid summer.
Fairy Tale Eggplant is normally fairly low maintenance and 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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By our calculations, you should look at sowing Fairy Tale about 42 days before your last frost date.
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