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Plant Information

Early Midnight Eggplant

Common Name: Eggplant
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Plant Habit: Upright
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)
Height: 30 - 36" (76 - 91cm)
Width: 32" (81cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: Plump, dark-skinned and gorgeous, Early Midnight’s 6-in. (15-cm) fruits boast creamy white, nearly seedless flesh with light, nuanced, gourmet-worthy flavor.

Idea & Tips: Traditional eggplant varieties have a reputation for developing a bitter flavor when grown under stressful conditions.
Fortunately, modern hybrid varieties are not likely to exhibit bitterness, in spite of the weather.
Make sure they get lots of water and fertilizer to ensure rapid growth and fruit maturity.
Days to Harvest: 55
Fruit Size: 6 in. (15 cm)
Grower Information: Early Midnight is nearly seedless, so even if left on the vine too long, the mid-size fruit is extra tasty. Plump and dark skinned, the 6-in. (15-cm) eggplants boast creamy white flesh with light, gourmet-worthy flavor. Ready to harvest a full week earlier and produces 2 to 3 more fruit than other eggplants.