Louisiana Long Green Eggplant
Louisiana Long Green Eggplants are 8 to 10 inches long, light green, banana shaped and grow on tall, vigorous plants. They can weigh about 6 ounces a piece and have a sweet, nutty flavor with no bitterness.
Days To Harvest: 100
Outstanding Features: High yielding plants. Heirloom plant from Louisiana.
How To Grow: Plant in full sun.
Transplant after the danger of frost has passed when the soil is thoroughly warm. Eggplants are heavy feeders. Fertilize with 2-3 tablespoons of ammonium nitrate
Spacing: Plant 24″ apart in 40″ rows.per 10 feet of row after the first harvest and every 3-4 weeks after that.
Height: Grows 24″ to 36″ tall.
Tips: Eggplant is somewhat drought tolerant and should not be overly watered as this may cause the plant to develop root rot. Mulching can help to keep the plant moist and watering can be increased once flowering has occurred. Since Eggplant is a heavy feeder, you may need to provide it with extra fertilizer to produce a good crop.