Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Solanum integrifolium

Item #2025

75 days. A real conversation piece in the garden and in fresh arrangements. Few people will guess what type of plant it is, but everyone loves the cute, little pumpkin‑shaped fruits of this ornamental eggplant. Often added to fresh or dried florist arrangements. Also called Red China or Scarlet Chinese eggplant, the bitter tasting fruits are used in Asian cooking.

Days to Emerge:
10-20 days

Seed Depth:
1/4"

Seed Spacing:
Start indoors; plant 2'-3' apart outside

When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 70°F, and when outside night air temperature is above 60°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Transplant outdoors 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost, when soil temperature is at least 60°F, and when outside night air temperature is above 60°F.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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