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Eclipse Hybrid Eggplant

Early and Easy to Grow

Enjoy a bumper crop of 8-in. glossy purple fruit with sweet, mild white flesh. Strong plants are tolerant of heat, drought and disease, making Eclipse a breeze to grow in the home garden. Our favorite variety for Eggplant Parmesan! 65 DAYS.
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For each offer ordered, get approx 30 seeds per packet Pkt

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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Solanum melongena 'Eclipse' Hybrid
  • Height: 33 inches.
  • Spacing: 18 - 24 inches between plants; 30 - 42 inches between rows.
  • Depth: Lightly cover seeds. Plant the plants at the same depth as in the pot.
  • Spread: 18 - 24 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Fruit: 8 inch teardrop shaped fruit, deep glossy purple.
  • Days To Maturity: 65 days from transplant.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 7 - 14 days.
  • Form: Upright, bushy annual
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: Enjoy a bumper crop of 8 inch glossy purple fruit with sweet, mild white flesh. Strong plants are tolerant of heat, drought and disease, making Eclipse a breeze to grow in the home garden. Our favorite variety for Eggplant Parmesan!

Shipping

Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
ZONE SEEDS
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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