Diamond Eggplant (Solanum melongena) A Ukrainian heirloom introduced to North America via Seed Savers Exchange in 1993. These are very prolific plants that produce an abundance of 6-8" long purple fruits, 2.5-4" in diameter. A fairly early ripening variety with excellent disease resistance and over all hardiness. Very impressive plants that are easy to grow!
73 days to maturity
30 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost. Sow 1/4 inch deep and keep soil warm. Transplant into 1 inch cells or 2 inch pots at 1-2 leaf stage. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed. Transplant outdoors once day and night temperatures are consistently above 10 degrees Celsius.