Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Pumpkin on a Stick Ornamental Eggplant Organic HEIRLOOM Seeds

Solanum integrifolium

Item #2025

Annual. 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:
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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