Week 19 – May 11, 2021

Plant Information

Hansel Eggplant

  • Hansel Eggplant - Bloom
  • Hansel Eggplant - Container
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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: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height: 24 - 42" (61 - 107cm)

Width: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of glossy black-purple eggplants. Non-bitter, tender fruit can be used in many culinary recipes. Like white Gretel, the petite, 3-ft. (91-cm) plants can be grown in-ground or in large containers, with or without support.

Grower Information:

  • Early-maturing, highly productive variety produces clusters of glossy, black-purple eggplants.
  • Non-bitter, tender fruit can be used in many culinary recipes.
  • Like white Gretel, the petite, 3-ft. (91-cm) plants can be grown in-ground or in large containers, with or without support.
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