Hansel is a past All-American Selections (AAS) winner. This plant is compact and perfect for containers measuring no taller than 36 inches (91cm). Gardeners will enjoy the high yields and long harvest window throughout the summer. The glossy dark fruit can be harvested from 3 inches (8 cm) to 10 inches (25 cm) long. Hansel eggplant is tender, non-bitter and has very few seeds.
To harvest, clip fruit stem with shears. Pick fruits of the desired size on a regular basis to encourage further production.
To store, refrigerate unwashed eggplants in storage bags for about 5 days
|Height||24 – 36" (61 – 91cm)|
|Spacing||18 - 24" (46 - 61 cm)|
|Soil||Rich, organic and well-draining|
|pH Range||5.5 to 6.3|
|Fertilizing||Apply balanced fertilizer in planting hole at time of planting transplants.|
|Nutrients Required||Nitrogen=moderate; Phosphorus=high; Potassium=high|
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