Orient Express Eggplant Seed

Orient Express Eggplant Seed

Latin Name: Solanum melongena

Product ID#: RE2380-8569

Additional Information

Harvesting Harvest when Mature
Growing Conditions Field Crop, Greenhouse Performer, Staking Recommended, Grows Well in Containers
Additional Characteristics Start Early for Transplants, Heat Tolerant, Easy to Grow, Fast Growing
Flowering Month Flowers for Reproduction
Garden Style Kitchen Culinary
Lighting Conditions Full Sun
Seed Type Hybrid (F1)
Days to Maturity 60 Days
Stem Type Branching Stem
Plant Hardiness Tender
Plant Height 31 - 40 inches
Plant Lifecycle Annual
Plant Moisture & Climate Heat Tolerant, Well-drained
Plant Uses Patio Container Friendly, Edible
Shape Elongated
  • 1 packet

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Orient Express Eggplant produces an 8" to 10" inch long by 1.5" to 2.5" inch diameter, slender, glossy deep purple (almost black) tapering fruit that has a mild, delicate flavor ideal for roasting, stews and baked dishes. This high-yielding, early maturing F1 hybrid tolerates temperature extremes and heat stress. Purple calyx. 60 days. Packet: 25 seeds.

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