SOW Delicious Slab of Seed - Exotic EggplantRegular price R 115.00
- Container friendly
- Unusual varieties
- Highly nutritious
- Easy to grow
Egg Plant, Aubergine, Brinjal, or even once known as the "mad apple", by whichever name you wish to call it there is nothing more delicious than roasted Eggplant or a dash of homemade Baba Ganoush. A common crop around the world for its multiply culinary uses and the fact that eggplant is highly nutritious. Being in the same family as the humble tomato makes them an easy container plant, that will happily grow in a sunny spot on your balcony or in the garden.
SOW Delicious has put together a fun variety of the Exotic Eggplant types for you to try your hand at growing.
Seed slab grows 3 Varieties of Exotic Eggplant: Listada de Gandia, Long Purple, White Casper
Plant Level: Beginner
Planting Season: Spring
Companion Plants: Beans, chillies, chives, cucumbers, peppers, spinach
FOODIE FUN FACT: Eggplants are actually berries and not vegetables and are also known by their Indian name Brinjal and French name Aubergine.
The SOW Delicious seed slabs are soil “chocolate slabs”, each brick is embedded with open-pollinated heirloom seeds. The non-GMO seeds will grow into your selected choice of either vegetables, fruit, or herbs. Each soil slabs is enriched to ensure vigorous germination. These slabs are the perfect place to start for those of you new to growing your own produce.
Benefits of Sow Delicious Seeds Slabs:
- Easy to space and plant
- Slab organically pre-fertilized
- Grows well in pots
- Added soil-biotics enhance growth & flavour
- The super-soil block holds water 3 x longer
- Only grows edible 'superfood' plants
- Compostable box
- Infused with Non-GMO, open-pollinated, Heirloom Seed
What is Heirloom Seed? The purest seed on earth - Preserved for generations
Ready for more? Why not check out the whole SOW Delicious Collection of Seed Slabs here.
How to use
Follow these simple instructions to get planting.
- SNAP into single blocks and soak in water for 5min. 1 block = 1 plant
- PLANT in a sunny spot in a pot or directly into your garden, 1mm below the soil surface.
- WATER daily until germination, thereafter keep soil moist
Harvest in 14 - 16 weeks and revel in your success!