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Patio Baby Eggplant

Solanum melongena 'Patio Baby'

Pronunciation: so-LAY-num meh-LAWN-geh-nuh
SKU #45651

Good to Grow...for one season:

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.
Light Full sun
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.
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Growth Rate Moderate
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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