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Stars & Stripes Hybrid Blend Eggplant

Three attractive varieties.
Three attractive varieties.
  • SKU: 72968
$6.99
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 20 seeds per pkt.
This item ships in both Spring & Fall
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Stars & Stripes Hybrid Blend Eggplant

Description
Striking blend of vibrant purple, striped and ivory fruits mature over a long cropping period. The predominately spineless plants produce heavy yields of 3-oz. fruits. Fruits can be picked young or at maturity. Ornamental plants are suitable for containers, the edible landscape and garden. 65 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormUpright, annual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height22 inches.
  • Spread18 inches.
  • Spacing18 inches between plants; 30 inches between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormSmall white flowers.
  • BloomsSummer
  • FruitIvory, (Small, oval, white skinned). Amethyst, (egg sized, purple), Pinstripe, (small, light purple streaked with white).
  • Germination7-14 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained fertile soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 20 seeds per packet.
  • CommentsThis is a mix consisting of three varieties. 'Amethyst' has vibrant, almost neon, purple fruits averaging around 3 oz. Produces heavy crops on predominantly spineless plants. "Pinstripe" has striking striped purple and white fruits weighing around 3 oz. Compact branching plants with silver grey foliage which is spineless in most conditions. Fruits may be picked at a young stage for baby fruits which can be eaten whole or left to mature to larger fruits as required. Pinstripe crops over a very long period. "Ivory" has creamy white fruits averaging around 3 oz. Ivory crops heavily on predominantly spineless plants. Fruits mature over a long cropping period and can remain on the plant for a long time before over maturing. All varieties are suited to containers and open ground in a warm sunny location. Plants display purple flowers and silvery grey foliage which make them very attractive even at an early stage.
  • Botanical NameSolanum melongena 'Ivory', 'Amethyst', 'Pinstripe'
  • Depth1/4 inch.
  • Days To Maturity65 days.
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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