Gretel Eggplant Seed

Gretel Eggplant Seed

Latin Name: Solanum melongena

Product ID#: RE8680-8559

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature, Cut & Come Again
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer, Staking Recommended, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics AAS (All-American Selections) Winner, Start Early for Transplants, Easy to Grow, Fast Growing
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Open Pollinated
Days to Maturity 55 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 31 - 40 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Well-drained
Plant Uses Patio Container Friendly, Edible
Shape Elongated
  • 1 packet

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Gretel Eggplant is a rapid yielding All-American Selection Winner that produces 3" to 4" inch pure-white fruit clusters well known for their sweet mild flavor, tender skin and nearly seedless flesh interior. Gretel is a popular cooking variety for grilling, sauteing and roasting. This compact plant grows to 30" to 40" inches and is ideal for compact patio gardens or field crop production. For fresh market growers, pair this beauty with Hansel and Fairy Tale for a color display of eggplant goodness! Harvest regularly to keep the "cut & come again" fruit setting throughout the season. 55 days. Packet: 20 seeds.

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