Eggplant Long Purple


Botanical Name: Solanum melongena

Large fruits with fine flavour. Vigorous growth with heavy crops. Popular addition to Mediterranean cuisine. Rich in Vitamin C and folate.

We hope you enjoy these eggplant seeds, just another great example of vegetable seeds from Mr Fothergill’s!

Learn some information on 'Growing Eggplant' or browse our other 'Eggplant Seeds!'

How To Grow

Sow thinly 5mm deep either direct where they are to grow or into a tray of seed raising mixture. Keep moist. Transfer to final position when large enough to handle. Prefers a rich well drained soil rich in organic matter. Seedlings emerge 10-14 days.

When To Plant

South Island: Jan, Oct, Nov, Dec

North Island: Jan, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


12-16 weeks