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Ping Tung Long Eggplant
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Ping Tung Long Eggplant

Never bitter, no skinning necessary.

A wonderful heirloom eggplant from Ping Tung, Taiwan. A non-stop producer of fruits that are up to 18" long and 2" in diameter. Never bitter. No skinning necessary. Very dependable, even in Zone 9 heat. Excellent mild flavor is sweet enough to go straight into any dish without pre-salting. 65 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Solanum melongena 'Ping Tung Long'
  • Height: 3 - 4 feet.
  • Spacing: 24 to 36 inches.
  • Depth: Lightly cover seeds.
  • Spread: 24 to 36 inches.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Foliage: Green leaves.
  • Fruit: 12-18 inches long glossy purple-red fruit with green calyx.
  • Days To Maturity: 65 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 7 - 14 days.
  • Form: Upright plants.
  • Flower Form: Small white flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, enriched soil.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • Comments: A wonderful heirloom eggplant from Ping Tung, Taiwan. A non-stop producer of fruits that are up to 18" long and 2" in diameter. Never bitter. No skinning necessary. Very dependable, even in Zone 9 heat. Excellent mild flavor is sweet enough to go straight into any dish without pre-salting.

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