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Ping Tung Long Eggplant

Ping Tung Long Eggplant

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This heirloom Asian eggplant produces slender elongated 12" to 14" fruits with light purple skin. Productive, vigorous and stress tolerants.  Compact and good for containers. Each packet contains 0.25 gram, which is approximately 25 seeds.
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Planting Instructions: This is a tropical plant and needs warm weather to thrive. A warm growing season of 100 days or more is optimal. They do best in fertile soil with a pH of 5.5 to 6.8.

Start seeds indoors eight weeks prior to transplanting. Sow ¼ inch deep in sterile potting mix. Keep moist. Germination temperature is near 80ºF.

Harden off plants before transplanting outside but make sure they are above 60ºF. After the night temperatures are above 55ºF, transplant 12 to 18 inches apart in rows three feet apart.

Harvest the fruit when they are young as they get seedy with age.