Eggplant-Chinese Bride
Eggplant-Chinese Bride

Eggplant-Chinese Bride

Brand: Whitwam Organics
Item Number: 3062-01

Regular price $3.75 On Sale

Estimated Arrival: Between Sep 29 and Oct 04. * ETA for USA only

Eggplant-Chinese Bride

Solanum melongena (Night Shade family)

It’s commonly called “Asian Bride”, belongs to India, China and Taiwan. Like other eggplants it is also a good source of vitamins and minerals such as folic acids, fibers, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, niacin, thiamine, vitamin C, B-6, K. Its has a meaty inside and when you cooked, gives a creamy consistency. It’s texture makes it a good stand-in for meat. This is by far our favorite eggplant, simply for its versatility in the kitchen. A heavy producer, this one loves the heat

Days to germination

 7-12 days

Days to maturity

70-75 days

Life cycle

Perennial but commonly grown as annual

Plant time

After last frost and into late summer

Spacing

12-18 inches

Sun

Full sun exposure

Soil temperature

75-85 degrees

Optimum soil P.H

5.5-6.5

Height

36 inches

Harvest

Late spring through late fall/early winter

Eggplant-Chinese Bride

Solanum melongena (Night Shade family)

It’s commonly called “Asian Bride”, belongs to India, China and Taiwan. Like other eggplants it is also a good source of vitamins and minerals such as folic acids, fibers, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, copper, niacin, thiamine, vitamin C, B-6, K. Its has a meaty inside and when you cooked, gives a creamy consistency. It’s texture makes it a good stand-in for meat. This is by far our favorite eggplant, simply for its versatility in the kitchen. A heavy producer, this one loves the heat

Days to germination

 7-12 days

Days to maturity

70-75 days

Life cycle

Perennial but commonly grown as annual

Plant time

After last frost and into late summer

Spacing

12-18 inches

Sun

Full sun exposure

Soil temperature

75-85 degrees

Optimum soil P.H

5.5-6.5

Height

36 inches

Harvest

Late spring through late fall/early winter