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Packet Content 10 seeds
This superb, heavy-cropping variety will produce clusters of small, purple, egg-shaped fruit.
The plants are extremely ornamental, and the fruit are very tasty!
RHS Award of Garden Merit winner.
Full growing instructions given on packet. Sow: February-early April. Harvest: July-October.
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Eggplant, Brinjal Eggplant, Jew's apple, Brinjal, Mad apple
The plant likes moist roots but an aerated soil.
Full Sun - At least 6–8 hours of sun per day
Partial Shade - At least 4–6 hours of dappled sun.
Grows up to 0.5m in height with a 0.5m spread. Takes 6 months to reach maturity.
Fertile Loam – The soil type that we all love! It contains silt, sand and clay.
Sandy – Large particles that feel dry and gritty and can't hold water.
Clay – The smallest soil particles which retain water well and feels sticky when wet and smooth when dry.
This plant will not survive cold temperatures.
All green parts of the plant are poisonous, particularly to pets like cats and dogs.
The fruit can cause stomach problems if eaten raw. The leaves and pollen sometimes lead to allergic reactions for sensitive skin types.