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Eggplant 'Florida Market' Heirloom Seeds

Very large plant that produces large purple, bell-shaped fruit. This is an old market variety and an excellent type for temperate and subtropical climates. Take care when picking as fruit has nasty spikes on its neck that more or less tell you to leave them alone.
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Eggplant 'Florida Market' Heirloom Seeds

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Very large plant that produces large purple, bell-shaped fruit. This is an old market variety and an excellent type for temperate and subtropical climates. Take care when picking as fruit has nasty spikes on its neck that more or less tell you to leave them alone. 

When to Plant

Zone 1: September–November

Zone 2: August–December

Zone 3: August–March

Zone 4: Any time

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Soil A couple of weeks prior to planting, prepare the soil by incorporating a high level of organic matter, such as compost and well-rotted animal manure.


Soil pH Level 6.0–7.0

Position Choose a sunny, hot position in free-draining soil. Eggplant will appreciate the heat.

How to Plant Propagate in seed trays. Then transplant the seedlings into the veggie patch. Eggplant are suitable for larger pots, but prefer an in-ground veggie patch.

Spacing 40–60 cm

Depth 0.5 - 1cm

Companion Plants Cucumber

Approximate no. of seeds  25-30

Note: We source all of our seeds locally and in small batches to ensure they remain at their maximum viability for germination

 


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You can choose between a refund, exchange or credit when goods are faulty, have been wrongly described, are different to the product purchased on the website or don’t perform as advertised. Please read all product descriptions and choose carefully as we do not normally give refunds if you change your mind or make a wrong decision when ordering. But we are humans, so of course we will consider any request on its merit.

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As a guide only, express orders are dispatched within 1-2 business days, while standard orders are dispatched within 2-3 business days from placing an order. In the event that an item is not available we will notify you – via email, text or phone call – to arrange an agreeable alternative or a full refund. Veggie crate orders are typically fulfilled within 7-10 days, however it is best to check before you purchase.

We send seed packet only orders under $50 via Australia Post envelope post, so we recommend choosing express postage if you are in a hurry. For all seed packet only orders $50 or over, there is free express shipping.

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