Plant Information

Meatball Eggplant

Common Name: Eggplant
Hardiness Degree: 32°F (0.0°C)
Plant Habit: Upright
Water: Medium
Fertilize: Once a month
Spacing: 36" (91cm)
Height: 30 - 35" (76 - 89cm)
Width: 30 - 35" (76 - 89cm)
Exposure: Sun
General Information: High-yielding variety.
Slow to oxidize, so it stays fresher looking for longer.

Idea & Tips: Choose a sunny location (6+ hours of sun).
Be sure to provide good drainage and rich organic soil.
Mulch can help them get off to a fast start in the Spring when temperatures are cooler.
Water as needed all season to keep soil evenly moist.
Feed with a vegetable fertilizer to ensure your bountiful harvest.
Days to Harvest: 58
Fruit Size: 2 lb. (907 g)
Grower Information: Vegetarians and foodies will love using this eggplant to make tasty, meatless “meatballs.” The 2-lb. (1-kg) fruit has a high moisture content to slow oxidization, so it won’t turn brown quickly and stays fresher looking for longer. Low seed count means the fruit is less bitter, making it perfect for preparing dishes like eggplant “burgers.”

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