Gaia Organic Seeds- Open Ophelia Eggplant
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Open OPhelia Eggplant | Solanum melongena | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada | Annual | Open Pollinated | Heirloom
Early variety. Popular for small fruited and mini eggplant. Medium busy plant and have oval shape eggplant. Grows in clusters and has deep purple color. Stabilized by Telsing Andrews.
Companion plants: Beans, Okra, Thyme, Dill, Mint, Tarragon, Potato, Lettuce Basil, Peppers, Spinach, Sunflower.
Far from: Fennel, Corn.
Planting tip: Sow indoors 8-12 weeks before the last frost date. Transplant outside when day time temperature is 18°C and night time temperature is more than 10°C. Germination can take up to 7-14 days.
Harvest tip:Harvest eggplants when skin is glossy and thumbprint will not leave an impression.
Storage tip: Store at 10-12°C with 90% humidity for up to 1 week.