Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Solanum integrifolium

Item #2025

Annual. 75 days from transplanting. 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.




Annual

Full Sun

75 days from transplanting

3’ tall

Days to Emerge:
10 – 20 days

Seed Depth:
1/4”

Seed Spacing:
Start indoors

Thinning:
Plant 2’-3’
apart outside


When to sow outside: 2 to 4 weeks after average last frost and when nighttime temperatures are above
55°F.

When to start inside: RECOMMENDED. 6 to 8 weeks before average last frost. Transplant outdoors 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperatures are warm, or when outside nighttime temperatures are at least 55°F.

Artist: Carolyn Crawford



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