Rosa Bianca - Organic Eggplant

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Looking for a unique Italian eggplant to grow in your garden? Check out Rosa Bianca! This Sicilian heirloom features beautiful pink, white, and violet streaks. The fruits are plump and rounded, with a creamy, mild flavor that's free of bitterness. Plus, they have very few seeds. Rosa Bianca eggplants are typically 4-6" long by 5-7" in diameter. Yields may be low in cooler areas, but this eggplant is definitely worth growing for its beauty and delicious taste. 125mg ~ 25 seeds.

Start seed indoors 6-8 weeks before transplanting into the garden. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 70-90 degrees. Transplant to the garden 2 to 3 weeks after your average last frost. Eggplants love it hot. They tend to grow best when daytime temperatures are 80-85 degrees. When plants are about 6" high, nip back the growing tip to encourage branching. Eggplants benefit from full sun, cold weather protection, black plastic mulch and possibly row covers.

Scientific Name: Solanum melongena
Days to Maturity: 75-80 from transplants
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Days to Sprout: 5-10
Plant Spacing: 18-24"
Row Spacing: 3-4'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 24-30"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No


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