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Eggplant 'Listada di Gandia'

Solanum melongena

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Listada di Gandia is part of the Solanum genus and is a Eggplant variety. Its scientific name is Solanum melongena 'Listada di Gandia'. Listada di Gandia is a heirloom variety.

White with bright purple stripes, seven inches long, 90 days to maturity.

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds has this variety listed as being from Spain.

Listada di Gandia grows as an Annual/Perennial and is a Vegetable. Being an annual / perennial, it tends to grow either as a single season plant, or a plant that can stay in your garden for many years. Listada di Gandia is known for growing to a height of approximately 1.20 metres (3.90 feet).

Italy is believed to be where Listada di Gandia originates from.

Typically, Listada di Gandia Eggplant is normally fairly low maintenance and can thus be quite easy to grow - only a basic level of care is required throughout the year to ensure it thrives. Being aware of the basic growing conditions this plant likes (soil, sun and water) will result in a strong and vibrant plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Listada di Gandia have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Listada di Gandia

  • Full Sun

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water very often. Keep in mind when planting that Listada di Gandia 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 Listada di Gandia are Zone 4 and Zone 14.

Growing Listada di Gandia from seed

Start indoors eight weeks before last frost date.

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 Listada di Gandia about 70 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Listada di Gandia

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

By our calculations, you should look at planting out Listada di Gandia about 10 days after your last frost date.

Harvesting Listada di Gandia

Eggplant Listada di Gandia Etymology

Heirloom eggplant from Gandia, Italy

Other Names for Eggplant 'Listada di Gandia'

Listada de Gandia