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Fairy Tale Eggplant

Solanum melongena 'Fairy Tale'

Pronunciation: so-LAY-num meh-LAWN-geh-nuh
SKU #45650
10-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A dwarf eggplant that bares lovely mini 4-inch-long purple and white fruit. Fruit is sweet, without any bitterness, and has few seeds. Perfect for your favorite dish, or just enjoy their beauty! The plant's small size is perfect for patio containers. Annual.
Light Full sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring blooms, summer fruit.
Mature Size Reaches just 2 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Growth Rate Moderate
CARE
Care Provide lots of sun and rich, moist soil. Mulch well. Prefers warm soil; best grown in containers in cooler climates. Feed with vegetable fertilizer has directed on the package. Pinch back growing tips when 12 inches high to encourage bushier growth. Harvest fruit when fruits stop growing and their skin has become glossy.

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