Aswad Eggplant

Aswad Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a heirloom strain that originates from Iraq. Plants produce large, purple to dark black bell-shaped fruits that are modestly pleated. Fruits can weigh larger than Black Beauty.

Eggplant is a perennial plant that is grown as an annual in most of the Northern Hemisphere. Plants produce fruits in 100 days when seeded in ideal soil and climate conditions.

Seeds are certified organic.

Size: Packet: 50 seeds (0.2 gram), OG

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Aswad Eggplant (Solanum melongena) is a heirloom strain that originates from Iraq. Plants produce large, purple to dark black bell-shaped fruits that are modestly pleated. Fruits can weigh larger than Black Beauty.

Eggplant is a perennial plant that is grown as an annual in most of the Northern Hemisphere. Plants produce fruits in 100 days when seeded in ideal soil and climate conditions.

Seeds are certified organic.

Common Name:
Aswad Eggplant
Scientific Name:
Solanum melongena
Description:
Iraqi heirloom – large, slightly pleated dark purple fruits. Super productive.
Plant Lifespan:
Annual
Cold Hardiness:
Zone 9b (25 to 30)
Light Requirements:
Full Sun (min. 6 hours a day)
Seed In:
Late Spring-Summer
Seeding Depth:
1/16 in.
Days to Sprout:
7-14
Optimal Soil Temperature (F):
70-75
Plant Spacing:
1-2 ft.
Average Days from Seed to Harvest:
90-100

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