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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 approx. 20 seeds per packet Pkt

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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.

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
ZONE Blueberries All Other Fruits Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
Trees & Shrubs Encapsulated
Earthworms &
Lady Beetles
Seeds
1A-4B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5A 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
5B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
6A & 6B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
7A & 7B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
8A & 8B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
9A-10B 9/19 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/2 9/4 - 11/13 6/19 - 11/2 6/19 - 11/2
Last Order
Date
All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018

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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