Week 25 – June 20, 2021

Plant Information

Meatball Eggplant

  • Meatball Eggplant - Bloom
  • Meatball Eggplant - Container
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Solanum melongena

Common Name: Eggplant

Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)

Plant Habit: Upright

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 36" (91cm)

Height: 30 - 35" (76 - 89cm)

Width: 30 - 35" (76 - 89cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: High-yielding variety.
Slow to oxidize, so it stays fresher looking for longer.

Grower Information:
Exclusively Burpee!

Vegetarians and foodies will love using this eggplant to make tasty, meatless “meatballs.” The 2-lb. (1-kg) fruit has a high moisture content to slow oxidization, so it won’t turn brown quickly and stays fresher looking for longer. Low seed count means the fruit is less bitter, making it perfect for preparing dishes like eggplant “burgers.”