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Eggplant 'Orient Express'

Orient Hybrid Asian Eggplant

  • »  Hybrid
  • »  Heavy producer
  • »  Perfect for growing on a deck or in a garden
  • »  Slender, tender fruit with many uses
  • »  One of the earliest Eggplants to harvest
  • »  Very versatile for cooking
  • »  East to grow variety

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Outstanding dependability and an abundant harvest starting early in the season are the calling cards of this easy to grow selection that is perfect for the northeastern U.S. gardens. Long, narrow and deep purple with lovely purple calyx, this fruit is as good looking as it is tasty in so many ways.

Attributes
Container
Edible
Foliage Color
Green
Attracts Wildlife
Supports Bees
Programs
Goodness Grows Edibles
Exposure
Full Sun
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Eggplant ''Orient Express''

Plant in full sun in moist, well-drained soil. Fertilize at planting and repeat twice a month.