Little Fingers Eggplant
(Solanum melongena) Asian eggplant variety valued for its thin, dark purple skin and sweet, creamy white flesh. Clusters of 3 to 4 long, thin eggplants are produced on sturdy, 3’ tall plants. Three to six-inch long fruit are finely textured with a hint of sweetness and can be harvested at any time while skins are still tender and glossy. Does not require peeling. 68 days to harvest. 50 seeds per packet.
CULTURE: Sow seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before the last frost. Germination will be improved by using a growers heat mat. Transplant outdoors once soil temps have reached 60 degrees. Space transplants 18-24” apart in rows 36” apart. Harvest fruit while skin is still glossy and tender.