Eggplant

Nickname:
margo
Location:
Concord, CA, United States
Date:
October 17, 2016
          4.0
 
Very tasty and beautiful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? tasty, beautiful, not bitter

What are the cons? other varieties more prolific

Review:

Not as prolific as other varieties I grew in summer 2016. No bitterness, though I always try to pick eggplants on the small size to avoid seedy, bitter fruits. I refuse to brine my eggplants. The plants and fruit were so beautiful I would consider planting Listada De Grandia in the front yard with the ornamental plants. I planted the seeds inside in mid-February. At the same time I started tomatoes and peppers and discovered the eggplants and peppers need more heat than the tomatoes. Listada De Grandia followed a purple vetch cover crop. I did not spray any insecticide, fertilize, or notice any insect damage. We had some very hot days in June, over 100 F, and the eggplants enjoyed the heat.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

 
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