Franchi Sementi Seeds | Melanzana Violetta Lunga Eggplant

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The classic Italian eggplant. Beautiful glossy deep purple hues. Long slightly curved rustic Italian eggplant grown throughout Italy. It is firmer and a little sweeter than other varieties. 

Use for traditional dishes such as Melanzana alla Parmigiana or warm Moroccan salad with tomatoes and coriander. 

Good reliable producer in around 70 days. 

Grow from 8 week old seedlings or direct sow when soil is warm, space 40 to 50 cm apart and provide support. 

Approx 400 seeds.

Please note: Father Rabbit seeds are only available to New Zealand customers. If an international order for seeds come through we will cancel the order and refund the cost as soon as possible.

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Delivery costs | Standard courier

Auckland | $3.00

Rest of New Zealand | $6.00 (including Rural Delivery)

International | Please see our delivery information here.

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