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Ophelia Hybrid Eggplant
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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.
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For each offer ordered, get 1 pkt of approx. 20 seeds

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Product Details

  • 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.
  • Light Required: 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.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 5 - 10 days.
  • 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.

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.


Fall 2019 Shipping Schedule for Plants
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials, Bulbs & Flowers
1A-4B 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
5A 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
5B 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
6A & 6B 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
7A & 7B 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
8A & 8B 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
9A-10B 10/1 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

ZONE Iris Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
1A-4B 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
5A 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
5B 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 8/5 - 8/30 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Aug 26, 2019 All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019 All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

ZONE Seeds Vegetable Plants & Starts Hardgoods, Foods & Supplies
1A-4B 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
5A 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
5B 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
6A & 6B 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
7A & 7B 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
8A & 8B 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 11/1 9/23 - 11/1 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

ZONE Summer Ship Program
1A-4B 6/18 - 11/1
5A-5B 6/18 - 11/1
6A-6B 6/18 - 11/1
7A-7B 6/18 - 11/1
8A-8B 6/18 - 11/1
9A-10B 6/18 - 11/1
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 28, 2019

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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.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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