Week 18 – May 06, 2021

Plant Information

Fairy Tale Eggplant

  • Fairy Tale Eggplant - Bloom
  • Fairy Tale Eggplant - Container
Growing Information:
Culture Guidelines
Marketing Information:
Product Information
2019 Ball Field Collection
Bench Card
Download a Bench Card
Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum melongena

Common Name: Eggplant

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Culinary Use

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 20 - 30" (51 - 76cm)

Height: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Width: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of attractive white fruit with violet/purple stripes.  Elongated tear-drop shaped fruit are sweet and non-bitter, with a tender skin and few seeds. Fruit can be harvested when very small or left on the plant until fully mature. Petite plant habit between 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) is perfect for growing in containers or small-space gardens, with or without support.

Grower Information:

  • Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of attractive white fruit with violet/purple stripes.
  • Elongated tear-drop shaped fruit are sweet and non-bitter, with a tender skin and few seeds. Fruit can be harvested when very small or left on the plant until fully mature.  
  • Petite plant habit between 18 to 24 in. (46 to 61 cm) is perfect for growing in containers or small-space gardens, with or without support.
  • All-America Selections National Winner.