Rosita Eggplant (Solanum melongena) A lovely pear-shaped, lavender-pink fruit originating from the agricultural experimental station in Puerto Rico, dating back to the 1940’s. Introduced to North America in 1979. This variety produces 8 inch fruit with sweet white flesh. Very productive and delicious!
85 days to maturity
30 seeds per packet $3.50
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. Staking tomatoes (indeterminate) should be transplanted into 3-4 inch pots. Harden off plants for 4-5 days after risk of frost has passed, then transport outdoors.