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Casper Hybrid Eggplant

Excellent Mild Flavor

A flavor favorite from our trials! Excellent mild, non-bitter, mushroom-like flavor and silky texture. Produces high yields of 5- to 6-in. fruits with ivory-white skin. Prefers cooler conditions than many eggplant varieties, making it a good choice for short-season gardeners. Approx. 70 DAYS.



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  • Botanical Name: Solanum melongena 'Casper'
  • Height: 22 - 38 inches
  • Spacing: Plant transplants 18 - 24 inches apart.
  • Depth: Plant seeds 1/4 inch deep.
  • Spread: 12 - 15 inches
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Yield: Very productive
  • Foliage: Rough green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: 5-6 inch long Japanese-type with ivory-white skin. Mild yet meaty white flesh with mushroom-like flavor, silky texture, and far less bitter than others.
  • Days To Maturity: 70 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 8 - 10 days at 85 degrees F.
  • Form: Upright
  • Flower Form: Purple flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Deep well drained sandy loam with pH 6.5-6.8 is best.
  • Comments: Excellent mild, non-bitter flavor (has been described as mushroom-like) and silky texture. A flavor favorite of our 2014 trial visits.

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