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Ophelia Hybrid Eggplant

Perfect for the Container Garden


Compact growth habit and highly ornamental appearance make this eggplant perfect for growing in tight spaces and containers. High-yielding plants produce an abundance of deep purple baby fruit that are rich in flavor.While in bloom, the large, lilac and white blooms add to the ornamental appeal. Easy to grow and great for cooking, frying and more. 55 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 24 inches.
  • Germination 5 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full Sun.

Eggplant plants are not available in AE, CA, HI, PR, AK, GU, OR, WA.

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  • Botanical Name: Solanum melongena 'Ophelia' Hybrid
  • Height: 24 inches.
  • Spacing: Set the plants 18 inches apart in rows 30 inches apart.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep. Start eggplant seed indoors 6 - 8 weeks before transplanting.
  • Spread: 24 inches.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Pollinator: Self pollinating.
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: 2 - 3 oz. deep purple fruits with classic oval shape.
  • Days To Maturity: 55 days after transplant.
  • Form: Annual. Upright.
  • Flower Form: White and lilac blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, well-drained soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 20 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Compact growth habit and highly ornamental appearance make this eggplant perfect for growing in tight spaces and containers. While in bloom, the large, lilac and white blooms add to the ornamental appeal. Easy to grow.

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