Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Need eggplant recommendation Toplef10Need eggplant recommendation 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Need eggplant recommendation I22gcj10Need eggplant recommendation 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]

Join the forum, it's quick and easy

Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]
Need eggplant recommendation Toplef10Need eggplant recommendation 1zd3ho10

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.

Need eggplant recommendation I22gcj10Need eggplant recommendation 14dhcg10

[/td][/tr][/table]
Square Foot Gardening Forum
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Mark's first SFG
by markqz Yesterday at 11:52 pm

» Growing Tomatoes in 6" of soil?
by markqz Yesterday at 11:41 pm

» What Have You Picked From Your Garden Today
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 8:42 pm

» Frequency/amount to water
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 5:34 pm

» Epic Gardening "Master Class on Square Food Gardening"
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 2:46 pm

» N&C Midwest—June 2024
by JAM23 Yesterday at 10:41 am

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by OhioGardener Yesterday at 10:14 am

» Rhubarb Tom Collins
by DonP 6/19/2024, 2:10 pm

» Change email address
by sanderson 6/19/2024, 2:00 am

» Howdy from San Diego, CA
by sanderson 6/19/2024, 12:49 am

» Hi from Lapeer Michigan
by Scorpio Rising 6/18/2024, 10:54 pm

» Getting Started
by Turan 6/18/2024, 12:58 pm

» Turan's Garden Western Mountains and Plains
by Scorpio Rising 6/18/2024, 11:49 am

» Senseless Banter...
by OhioGardener 6/17/2024, 10:28 am

» Question about replenishing squares after harvest
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 6/17/2024, 12:14 am

» Cover Crops to Kill Nematodes
by dstack 6/16/2024, 2:30 pm

» My NWA garden
by Guinevere 6/13/2024, 11:13 am

» creating grids
by plantoid 6/13/2024, 6:42 am

» SFG jOURNEY-What's Hiding in your organic fertilizer
by has55 6/13/2024, 12:40 am

» Got zucchini? Toot your own horn!
by MrBooker 6/12/2024, 5:19 pm

» Ohio Gardener's Greenhouse
by has55 6/12/2024, 1:17 pm

» New SFGer from Perth Australia.
by sanderson 6/8/2024, 3:23 am

» National Gardening Week?
by Scorpio Rising 6/5/2024, 11:17 am

» Do raspberries have special needs?
by donnainzone5 6/4/2024, 5:12 pm

» What tiny monster is this?
by OhioGardener 6/3/2024, 1:19 pm

» Can I sew row cover material?
by sanderson 6/2/2024, 11:54 pm

» Garden Bells! Hoe! Hoe! Hoe!
by Scorpio Rising 6/1/2024, 2:21 pm

» vermiculite vs. perlite
by PVPind 5/31/2024, 3:33 pm

» Birds of the Garden
by SMEDLEY BUTLER 5/31/2024, 1:28 am

» DIY Tomato Trellis for Birdie's Tall Raised beds
by DuluthLori 5/30/2024, 3:12 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

Need eggplant recommendation

5 posters

Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Need eggplant recommendation

Post  dixie 12/27/2011, 7:01 pm

I tried Ping Tung last year, which is long and narrow. I planted 2 plants & they just weren't very productive. I want to try another variety this year, suggestions please.
dixie
dixie

Female Posts : 814
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 75
Location : Southeast Tennessee

http://www.dixiedazzle.net

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  camprn 12/27/2011, 7:42 pm

My eggplant seedlings never took off so I bought a six pack of Dusky Aubergine from my local Mom and Pop nursery. They were very productive and I plan on growing them again next year. In 2009 I grew the
Japanese Long Purple that were very productive. I would like to try Turkish Orange.

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Need eggplant recommendation WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 61
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  dixie 12/27/2011, 8:38 pm

Thanks. Baker Creek has the orange one http://rareseeds.com/vegetables-d-o/eggplant/turkish-orange-eggplant.html
dixie
dixie

Female Posts : 814
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 75
Location : Southeast Tennessee

http://www.dixiedazzle.net

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  camprn 12/27/2011, 8:46 pm

Sweet! Thanks Dixie! Very Happy

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Need eggplant recommendation WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 61
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  sherryeo 12/27/2011, 8:50 pm

Is it wrong to want to grow a veggie just because it's beautiful? (I can't help but think of the commercial that says "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful!") Ha.

Baker's Seeds has a beautiful picture of Rosita eggplants http://rareseeds.com/rosita-eggplant.html and they just look so pretty, I want to try them!

I also think the white eggplants in this post are gorgeous. https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t8618-white-eggplant-others?highlight=eggplant+white

I feel soooooooo shallow to be so charmed by good looks alone!
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 72
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  dixie 12/27/2011, 8:53 pm

I guess I'm shallow too. That white one is so cute!
dixie
dixie

Female Posts : 814
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 75
Location : Southeast Tennessee

http://www.dixiedazzle.net

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  camprn 12/27/2011, 9:01 pm

sherryeo wrote:
I feel soooooooo shallow to be so charmed by good looks alone!
But it is good for you Nutritional value of eggplant I love you

____________________________

43 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t1306-other-gardening-books



Need eggplant recommendation WxBanner?bannertype=wu_clean2day_cond&airportcode=KEEN&ForcedCity=Keene&ForcedState=NH&zipcode=03431&language=EN
camprn
camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 14169
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 61
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

https://squarefoot.forumotion.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  sherryeo 12/27/2011, 9:15 pm

Thanks dixie & camp! I could only get Black Beauty transplants last spring - didn't think to order seeds in time. I'm doing like most of you - drooling over the seed catalogs and trying to decide amongst so many tempting choices! What a delightful quandary!
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 72
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  dixie 12/27/2011, 9:18 pm

I had great success with seed germination.
dixie
dixie

Female Posts : 814
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 75
Location : Southeast Tennessee

http://www.dixiedazzle.net

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  ashort 12/27/2011, 9:59 pm

Black beauty was very prolific for me after the heat broke in Sept... No fruit during the 100 degree heat though
ashort
ashort

Male Posts : 520
Join date : 2011-02-17
Age : 56
Location : Frisco, TX zone 8a

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  sherryeo 12/27/2011, 10:14 pm

I just pulled my Black Beauties up, ashort. They were still blooming like heck - had gotten so big they were like small trees. I hated to pull them, but I think it has to be at least in the 60s at night for them to put on fruit. It doesn't consistently get that warm at night here now. They weren't putting on fruit any more.
sherryeo
sherryeo

Female Posts : 850
Join date : 2011-04-03
Age : 72
Location : Mississippi Gulf Coast Zone 8B

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  jkahn2eb 12/28/2011, 10:13 am

It's not flashy looking but I've had good luck with Diamond Eggplant in a couple gardens. It's earned a spot in the spring garden: http://rareseeds.com/vegetables-d-o/eggplant/diamond-eggplant.html

A friend gave me Rosa Bianca eggplant seeds. The reviews look good too:
http://rareseeds.com/vegetables-d-o/eggplant/rosa-bianca-eggplant.html
jkahn2eb
jkahn2eb

Posts : 257
Join date : 2011-01-13
Location : Gilbert, AZ, Zone 9B

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  dixie 12/28/2011, 10:18 am

I already have Black diamond in my cart at Baker creek, along with WAY too many other things. I'll have to narrow it down some.
dixie
dixie

Female Posts : 814
Join date : 2010-03-02
Age : 75
Location : Southeast Tennessee

http://www.dixiedazzle.net

Back to top Go down

Need eggplant recommendation Empty Re: Need eggplant recommendation

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum