Patio Baby Eggplant
Solanum melongena 'Patio Baby'
|Description||A prolific dwarf eggplant with a summerlong harvest, each plant producing 25 to 50 fruits! The mini 2-to-3-inch dark purple eggplants are mild and sweet, perfect for your favorite recipe. An early-yielding variety, great for areas with shorter growing seasons. The compact, thornless plants are perfect for containers and require no staking. Annual.|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Spring blooms, summer fruit.|
|Mature Size||Reaches just 16 to 20 in. tall, 18 to 22 in. wide.|
|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 10 inches high to encourage bushier growth. Harvest fruit when fruits stop growing and their skin has become glossy.|
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