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Rosita Eggplant
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Rosita Eggplant (10 seeds) (EG179) $3.00
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Rosita Eggplant

         
 
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80 days. Lovely 8”x4” neon, lavender-pink fruits have a mild, sweet, white flesh. The skin is tender, and not bitter. Produces excellent yields. This incredible heirloom was developed in Puerto Rico in the 1940’s by the Puerto Rico Agric. Expt. Sta., Rio Piedras. One of our favorites every season.

 
Rosita Eggplant
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 6
Easy to Grow 2.5
EarlyMaturity 1.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
RF
Location:
LA County, CA, United States
Date:
July 22, 2015
          3.0
 
Surprising
Easy to Grow 2.0
EarlyMaturity 1.5
 

What are the pros? Pretty color

What are the cons? Took a long time to get going

Review:

My first ever eggplant! I've grown tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, carrots, and beets before. The Rosita was an experiment this year. For the first few months, the flowers would all dry up and not produce. I even tried all the tricks for polination! But then at the start of July, it started taking fruits. (Maybe change in my watering, due to drought conditions? We can only water 3 times a week.) Haven't harvested any yet (suggests 8" long?? Longest one I have is about 5", should I harvest?) and while the photo shows them a solid color, mine are stripey at best, while the first one is a pale lavender hue. Most also have a burn on the bottom, IDK if from the heat? Can't wait to try this, since the reviews suggest a good-tasting flesh. But now that it's going, I have several fruits growing all at once.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
pajama
Location:
Fort Collins, CO
Date:
February 8, 2015
          5.0
 
Absolutely Delicious
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 2.0
 

What are the pros? No seeds, great flavor

What are the cons? Disappointing production

Review:

I grew two plants in pots last year and I hope that's the reason they were not at all productive. I gave some plants to my neighbor who did not get one fruit from hers (in stock tanks, not pots). We also had an unusually rainy summer for northern CO. I have to try these again, this year in the ground. I'm hoping they'll be as productive as people say. They were the most delicious eggplants I've ever had, with a smooth flavor, thin skin, tiny, almost non-existent seeds. Keeping my fingers crossed I'll get more fruit!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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17 out of 17 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Abby
Location:
West Plains, MO
Date:
March 16, 2014
          5.0
 
The Clear Winner
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Prolific, few seeds

What are the cons? none

Review:

I have grown these beauties in large containers. You need to stay on top of watering, and they are heavy drinkers. I usually had five fruits on a single plant at a time. While eggplant need extra care for insects, these did well with just an organic spray. The flavor is great, and they are not prone to get seedy, unless you let them get extra large. With growing four different varieties in a year, this plant in a mainstay for me.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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16 out of 17 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
jas
Location:
Green Bay, WI
Date:
December 25, 2013
          5.0
 
Beautiful
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? taste color

What are the cons? none

Review:

Beautiful flawless color. Delicious sweet mild taste. I have a large collection of eggplant seeds, but will only grow Rosita and Malaysian Red 2014. I find the Italian eggplants to be the best.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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13 out of 13 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Frankie
Location:
Detroit, MI
Date:
December 24, 2013
          4.0
 
Tasty Prolific
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Great Yield

What are the cons? None

Review:

Nice compact plants, very hardy. They even held up through a very late frost we had in May--some damage to the leaves, but they came right back. Produced tons of fruits, and so pretty.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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