Eggplant Long Purple O
80 days. The Long Purple variety of eggplant grows to be up to eight to ten inches long .
This variety does best in moist soil and full sun. This classic favorite produces club shaped fruit that are 10 inches long by 2 inches in diameter.
- Latin Name: Solanum melongena
- Other Names: Aubergine, Brinjal Eggplant, Melongene, Brinjal or Guinea Squash
- Days to Maturity: 80 days
Planting Depth: 1-2"
- Plant Spacing: 12-24"
- Row Spacing: 2'
- Growth Habit: Upright
- Soil Preference: Well drained, temperature between 50 and 75 degrees. Composted soil can help this variety grow.
- Temp Preference: Warmer
- Light Preference: Full Sun
Color: Dark Purple
- Flavor: Savory and mildly bitter