Bianca di Imola Eggplant

65-75 days. This pale beauty is sure to capture the attention of garden visitors! Bianca di Imola produces elongated, oval fruit whose milky-white skin makes a stunning contrast with the deep green foliage of the sturdy, disease-resistant plants. Enjoy Bianca di Imola on the small side, at 5" to 6" long, about 3" wide, when it is perfectly ripe, but seeds have not begun to form. We like to prepare Bianca di Imola in ways that retain its gorgeous alabaster skin: cut in thick slices, rub both sides with cut Garlic and brush lightly with olive oil. Grill, turning frequently and serve as antipasto garnished with chopped Parsley and capers. Bianca di Imola is also perfect for stuffing with savory fillings. (OP.)

One packet of about 30 seeds
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  • Eggplant has been cultivated in southeastern Asia since time immemorial. A member of the Nightshade family of the species Solanum melongena, it is also commonly known as Aubergine. Tropical, heat-loving Eggplant is best grown as transplants. To speed germination, soak seeds in warm water for one hour before sowing. Sow 8 to 10 weeks before setting out, after all threat of frost has passed and nighttime temperatures are reliably above 55°F. Use lightweight floating row covers to keep them extra warm and cozy if necessary. Eggplant is a heavy feeder and should be grown in organically rich soil. Harvest when the skin is thin and shiny, using a sharp blade. One of the most widely used vegetables in global cuisines, Eggplant is low in fat and carbohydrates. We love it in ratatouille, moussaka and vegetable roasts as well as our 3-Cheese Eggplant Parmesan, Aubergine Lemon Chicken, Eggplants Baked with Gingered Red Pepper Puree and Chico Hot Springs Resort's Vegetable Tower. Deer resistant.

    Average seed life: 3 years.
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Eggplant has been cultivated in southeastern Asia since time immemorial. A member of the Nightshade family of the species Solanum melongena, it is also commonly known as Aubergine. Tropical, heat-loving Eggplant is best grown as transplants. To speed germination, soak seeds in warm water for one hour before sowing. Sow 8 to 10 weeks before setting out, after all threat of frost has passed and nighttime temperatures are reliably above 55°F. Use lightweight floating row covers to keep them extra warm and cozy if necessary. Eggplant is a heavy feeder and should be grown in organically rich soil. Harvest when the skin is thin and shiny, using a sharp blade. One of the most widely used vegetables in global cuisines, Eggplant is low in fat and carbohydrates. We love it in ratatouille, moussaka and vegetable roasts as well as our 3-Cheese Eggplant Parmesan, Aubergine Lemon Chicken, Eggplants Baked with Gingered Red Pepper Puree and Chico Hot Springs Resort's Vegetable Tower. Deer resistant.

Average seed life: 3 years.
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