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  • Eggplant - Thai Pea

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    Solanum torvum - Certified Organic Seed - Grown at Greenpatch Organic Seeds

    Also known as Turkey Berry and sundakkai. Thai Pea Eggplant is a shrubby perennial growing to 2m high and wide. Having a branching habit and produces green pea sized berries in clusters. Used in Thai and Indian dishes for it's flavour and exceptional health benefits. Slightly bitter taste.

    How to Grow

    Eggplant grows best in fertile well drained soil receiving full sun. Improve soil with manures, compost or fertilisers before planting. Sow seeds in pots then transplant to the garden at 5cm high. When sowing cover seed with 3mm of soil and keep moist until germinated. Space 1m apart.

    This eggplant is reletively pest free.

    Sow Spring-Summer in pots

    Packet contains approx 40 seeds.

    80 days to harvest

    Frost Tender

    200 seed per gram

    Uses

    Used in Thai and Indian dishes for it's flavour and exceptional health benefits. Slightly bitter taste.