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EGGPLANT 'SLIM JIM'

EGGPLANT 'SLIM JIM'

Solanum melongena
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
Ornamental purple leaves and deep purple, cocktail-sized fruits that are ready to pick 13 weeks from transplant. Slice and grill on the BBQ, or dice up for a delicious ratatouille. Yields 2.4kg per plant.
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SEEDS: S118

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Spring
Height To 70cm
Position in FULL SUN
40 Seeds Per Packet
TENDER PERENNIAL
Space at 40cm
Thirsty plant
80% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

EGGPLANT 'SLIM JIM'

Solanum melongena
Member $3.95
Non-Member $4.95
Ornamental purple leaves and deep purple, cocktail-sized fruits that are ready to pick 13 weeks from transplant. Slice and grill on the BBQ, or dice up for a delicious ratatouille. Yields 2.4kg per plant.
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SEEDS: S118
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